In the Trades Today

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Sep 2017

My Strange Encounter With Shelley Berman

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Comedian Shelley Berman died yesterday. I never worked with him but we did spend an afternoon together. Six years ago, I was having my car repaired at MBZ Motors in a dreary corner of the San Fernando Valley. I can’t remember why, but I was stuck there all day while the work was being done. […]

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14

May 2016

It’s a Good Idea to Own The Rights to a Book Before You Film It

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Actor James Franco made big news in the Hollywood trades when he began pre-production on a movie adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s BLOOD MERIDIAN that he was slated to write & direct. He got Scott Rudin on board to produce, lined up IMGlobal to distribute the film, and managed to cast Russell Crowe and Vincent D’Onofrio, among others. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? Except…

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24

Jan 2013

Coming Next Fall to a TV Near You

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It's the time of year when networks start ordering pilots for proposed TV series for next year's fall schedule. The Hollywood Reporter has a wrap-up of what's been ordered so far. It looks like this is the first pilot season in years that doesn't include a "re-imagining" of an old TV show. Thank God. But there […]

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