CNN correspondent-turned-screenwriter Bryce Zabel is the co-author, with Richard Dolan, of the critically acclaimed non-fiction book A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact, and is adapting it for television. He has created five prime time network series, notably NBC’s Emmy-winning conspiracy series Dark Skies, and the franchise adaptation The Crow: Stairway to Heaven. Bryce recently completed the screenplays for a trio of fact-based feature film assignments: Majic Men, about the Roswell investigation, inspired by the books and life rights of Stanton Friedman and Don Schmitt, The Last Battle, based on the true story of the final shooting conflict before Germany’s surrender in World War II, and Let’s Do It, about the first student film ever produced in 1929.
In 2008, Bryce received the WGA (Writers Guild of America) award for writing the Hallmark miniseries, Pandemic. He has written multiple studio feature and miniseries scripts, receiving credit on these produced films, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Blackbeard and the new The Poseidon Adventure. Bryce wrote and produced Syfy’s Majestic-12 drama Official Denial, contributed the UFO origin for Superman to Lois and Clark, and worked on the development team on the Spielberg-produced abduction miniseries, Taken. He has been an award-winning on-air PBS investigative reporter, an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, a collaborator with Marvel legend Stan Lee, and is a member of the WGA, DGA (Directors Guild of America) and SAG (Screen Actors Guild). Bryce created and edits the film review site Movie Smackdown. Bryce’s alternative history novella Winter of Our Discontent: The Impeachment and Trial of John F. Kennedy will be available prior to the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination in 2013, and is also being developed for television.
Art Bell: Somewhere in Time journeyed back to October 3, 1996, when Art was joined by Bryce Zabel who was the executive producer of the NBC program Dark Skies to discuss everything from Roswell, crop circles, cattle mutilations, and deciphering the truth.
Historian and researcher Richard M. Dolan, and journalist and screenwriter, Bryce Zabel, discussed the various scenarios that will follow an official acknowledgement of the existence of UFOs, ETs and alien contact.
Joining George Knapp, writer/producer Bryce Zabel discussed why topics like UFOs and ETs are such a focus of TV and movie projects. In particular, he talked about his creation of the TV series Dark Skies (now out on More »
In the first half of the program, George Knapp was joined by legendary Ufologist Jacques Vallee for a discussion on UFO sightings from biblical-era antiquity through the year 1879. Over the course of the conversation, he also talked about remote viewing and provided his take on the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis (ETH), crash... More »