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Meryl Streep isn’t the only Hollywood star sitting on nearly three decades of Academy Awards losses. Woody Allen has been nominated nine times in the Best Original Screenplay category since his last Oscar win (“Hannah and Her Sisters” at the 1987 ceremony) and eleven times overall. If you take stock in the Writers Guild Awards, however, Allen may break his streak of futility at next Sunday’s 84th annual Academy Awards.

Allen… Continue reading Writers Guild Awards: 'Midnight In Paris,' 'The Descendants' Win Top Honors

gossip girl leighton meester 240 ‘Gossip Girl’ boss Josh Safran on Blair’s future, ‘heated’ moments in the writer’s room

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A decision is coming — that’s what executive producer Joshua Safran assures weary Gossip Girl fans, who are engaged in a seemingly perpetual fan war over which man (Dan or Chuck…because no one likes Prince Louis, right?) deserves to be an object of Blair’s affection.

But when it will happen, where it will happen, and, most importantly, who it… Continue reading ‘Gossip Girl’ boss Josh Safran on Blair’s future, ‘heated’ moments in the writer’s room

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Sony Pictures Animation

November 3, 2011

popeyefeature Writers Board Sony Pictures Animations PopeyeSony Pictures Animation has set screenwriters Jay Scherick and David Ronn to write the screenplay for an all-new Popeye animated feature, based on the iconic characters of comic strip and cartoon fame. Popeye is the second project for Scherick and Ronn with Sony Pictures Animation following their success with this summer’s blockbuster The Smurfs, which

Top%20Gun%20Thumbs%20Up The Conversation: Top Gun 2 Gets New Writers. Is Your Breath Taken Away?

It’s a big day for movies with Kenny Loggins theme songs, as the Footloose remake opens in cinemas and now the Top Gun sequel is “jumpin off the deck/and headed into overdrive.” Does this mean we’re in the “Danger Zone” in terms of there being no turning back from Top Gun 2 becoming a horrible reality? Not exactly, but Paramount and Skydance Productions are in talks with wingmen screenwriters Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz

As announced last year , Paramount, Nickelodeon and Platinum Dunes are teaming for a reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles . Now, Deadline reports that Josh Appelbaum and Andrew Nemec have come aboard the project for a rewrite.

Previously, Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway were assigned to draft the project. It is unknown whether or not Appelbaum and Nemec, whose upcoming Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol is… Continue reading Mission: Impossible Writers Board Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles