John Fusco

John Fusco is the screenwriter of The Highwaymen, launching on Netflix on March 29th. Over his three-decade film career he has written Crossroads, Young Guns, Thunderheart and Hidalgo, among others. He was also the creator of Netflix Orginal Series Marco Polo. His critically-acclaimed debut album John Fusco and the X-Road Riders is available on CD and on all streaming platforms.


In my series I used Marco’s accounts as source material. But I also told the writers room that we had a license to…

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Back to the Crossroads

By John Fusco | April 2, 2019

Back to the Crossroads

Screenwriter Fusco on the blues-tinged journey that took him from his debut film to his latest, The Highwaymen — and to making his first album.