‘8 Mile’ Screenwriter Scott Silver Joins Paul Rosenberg on ‘Paul Pod: Curtain Call 2’

Hear about the making of ‘8 Mile’ and more.

Matt Simeone
December 20, 2022

Eminem’s longtime manager, Paul Rosenberg, talks with the screenwriter behind 8 Mile, Scott Silver, during a special edition of Rosenberg’s original SiriusXM podcast series: Paul Pod: Curtain Call 2. The episode premieres December 21 at 9pm ET on Shade 45 (Ch. 45).

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On Episode 11, Silver talks with Rosenberg about how he became the writer behind the genre classic 8 Mile, including the first time he met Eminem and the ways he collected stories and background information to help make the film authentic. Scott reveals the original title of the film as well as his impressions upon hearing “Lose Yourself,” the infamous deleted ‘horse scene,’ and so much more.

Check out previous episodes with Skylar Grey, Royce Da 5’9″ and more on the SXM App now.

About Paul Pod

Episodes of Paul Pod: Curtain Call 2 premiere on Eminem’s exclusive SiriusXM channel, Shade 45 (Ch. 45). The original series features Rosenberg in conversation with special guests that have helped, guided and inspired Eminem — who was recently inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame — throughout his career. Listen for an in-depth look at the hits, art, videos and albums that make up the iconic musical library of Eminem, as told through first-hand experiences by the participants and collaborators on these celebrated projects.

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“This podcast gives a look inside the making of the albums from the last 15 years of Eminem’s career; the processes, struggles and triumphs from some of the key people that made it all happen,” said Paul Rosenberg. “The guests I talked to share a unique perspective and we were able to pull stories from each other that most people haven’t ever heard before — for better or worse — and we didn’t really hold back.”

About Curtain Call 2

Eminem Paul RosenbergEminem’s second greatest hits collection, Curtain Call 2, was released on August 5. The album includes the recently released “From the D 2 the LBC” featuring Snoop Dogg. Curtain Call 2 features music from all Eminem projects from Relapse forward, including side-projects, guest appearances, film soundtrack songs and selections from his solo albums.

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