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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Burbank City Buzz

A run-off in the 43rd Assembly District race It’s Democrat Mike Gatto against the only Republican on the ballot, Sunder Ramani. I dropped by a couple of polling places in Burbank on Tuesday evening and was told by the poll workers that the turnout was way better than expected.  A small sampling, but it turned out to be right on the […]
Sunday, February 28, 2010

Here’s a chance to pitch your comedy film script to Lionsgate

Got a really funny, original, high-concept movie script you’re anxious to get produced? Top independent film producer, Lionsgate, has teamed up with the Massify website to find a hilarious comedy feature. Massify is an online network where filmmakers, actors, directors, and writers can connect. They’re some specific requirements like the comedy has to be male driven. That surprised me, when […]
Monday, February 22, 2010

Major spec script sale for new agency Verve

 The newly-minted Verve Talent and Literary Agency closed a huge script deal with Lionsgate over the weekend that included big paydays for the screenwriter, Shawn Christensen, and hot teen star, Taylor Lautner. The Internet has been buzzing with chatter about the studio bidding for this project for nearly two weeks now. Nikki Finke’s Hollywood launched a play-by-play of the auction, who’s in and […]
Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Showbiz buzz: Chris Rock’s script deal & “Spidey 4” film scrapped

Chris Rock to write and produce new comedy flick Entertainer Chris Rock has caught the remake fever. Many in Hollywood have been afflicted with the desire to redo films and TV series. Today there’s a report on the Done Deal site (paid membership required) that says actor/comic/writer has optioned the French movie,  “La Première étoile” ( “The First Star”) for a remake. The comedy centers […]