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 The Women Who Run TV: ‘Homeland’ writer Meredith Stiehm on Claire Danes, new FX pilot

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Writer Meredith Stiehm, 44, shares similarities with Homeland‘s Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes): both work in male-dominated places (Stiehm is the Showtime series’ sole female writer) and both have personal connections to bipolar disorder (Stiehm’s sister, like Carrie, suffers from the condition). Stiehm  has penned some of the series most acclaimed and talked about episodes, including season… Continue reading The Women Who Run TV: ‘Homeland’ writer Meredith Stiehm on Claire Danes, new FX pilot

John%20Cusack%20(220%20x%20329) John Cusack to Duel With a Fighter Jet for Pulp Fiction WriterIt’s a busy week for John Cusack. Yesterday, we reported that the actor was now attached to the long-in-development Stephen King adaptation Cell. Today comes new information that he’s negotiating to appear in another project.

The latest film courting Cusack is the “aerial action thriller” Airspace. Variety says the film is being described as “Duel in the sky” and finds Cusack playing a charter pilot who’s attacked… Continue reading John Cusack to Duel With a Fighter Jet for 'Pulp Fiction' Writer

cruise scientology wenn Its War! Church Of Scientology Calls Vanity Fair Writer Bigot Over Tom Cruise Controversy

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By Alexis Tereszcuk – Radar Entertainment Editor

It’s war! The Church of Scientology has hit back against the Vanity Fair expose that claimed to reveal deep secrets of the church and Tom Cruise with a scathing letter to the magazine’s publisher in which they call the journalist a bigot and dismiss the allegations in the article as defamatory.

The eight-page letter was… Continue reading It's War! Church Of Scientology Calls Vanity Fair Writer 'Bigot' Over Tom Cruise Controversy

Since 1976, Buz Kohan (middle in the above photo) has written for 20 Oscar ceremonies. He seems to enjoy the job, but admits that, not surprisingly, it comes with several caveats — like dealing with bad hosts, worse presenters and annoying writers.

In an interview with Vulture, Kohan starts off by dishing on the Oscar writing process, as well as how some method actors have trouble delivering the lines that were… Continue reading Buz Kohan, Oscar Writer: 'It's Painful Watching Robert De Niro' Present Awards

 ‘The Walking Dead’: Writer Robert Kirkman talks about tonight’s show, ‘Triggerfinger’

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Tonight’s episode of the Walking Dead had something for everyone — well, everyone who likes shootouts, facial woundings, and grotesquely impaled limbs. Yes, season two of AMC’s hugely successful zombie show finally put the mayhem pedal to the metal as Rick, Hershel, and Glenn blasted their way out of the bar and Lori put the skewered… Continue reading ‘The Walking Dead’: Writer Robert Kirkman talks about tonight’s show, ‘Triggerfinger’