Rush says other aspiring filmmakers have followed suit, leaving all manner of projects at his front door in Melbourne since the movie first came out in 2010. As he puts it: "The brown paper package phenomenon continues."
In a recent interview promoting his film "Eye of the Storm," the actor asked that prospective Oscar-winners route submissions through his agent. He assured them that if their script has a "keen and interesting and enthusiastic" cover letter, it will be read.
Plus, Rush says he might accidentally bury a doorstep delivery "under a pile of correspondence or something and forget about it."