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DIRECTOR AND STAR FINISHED SCRIPT FOR BOND FILM

December 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Daniel Craig has acknowledged that he was frustrated by the mediocre script for the 2008 James Bond movie Quantum of Solace. “You swear that you’ll never get involved with s**t like that. We were f****d,” he told Time Out magazine. “We had the bare bones of a script and then there was a writers’ strike […]

A BEVY OF COMEDY WRITERS ASSEMBLED FOR OSCARCAST

November 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Call it the Academy Awards Comedy Show, because that is what it will apparently amount to, judging from a Los Angeles Times report today (Monday) that describes how co-producer Brett Ratner has brought on board a host of comedy writers for the February telecast — from those working on such TV shows as Saturday Night […]

COMCAST REJECTS WRITERS’ VOTE ON UNIONIZING

December 16, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Comcast has rejected a secret-ballot vote by writers working on Comcast’s E!, Style, and G4 cable network shows that overwhelmingly favored union representation by the Writers Guild of America. Balloting was overseen by Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, a Comcast spokesperson described the vote as “a […]

NBC WRITERS SIDE WITH WGA ON COMCAST TAKEOVER

December 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The NBC-Comcast merger has been hit with labor unrest even before the merger is approved by regulators. On Monday, a group of NBC writers announced their support of efforts by the Writers Guild of America to unionize writers working on 10 shows produced by Comcast Entertainment Group, saying that they “should have what we have.” […]