Sunday, January 27, 2008
"The Writers Guild of America's demands for reality TV and animation jurisdiction are officially off the table.
The WGA said so Tuesday in confirming its informal talks with studio chiefs, aimed at getting stalled contract negotiations back on track. Scribes may not end up accepting contract terms similar to the Directors Guild of America's, but the move follows the directors' lead by first meeting informally with studio executives under the cover of a press blackout."
* Birthplace: Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
* Birthday: August 3, 1979
Ever since Lana Turner’s miraculous discovery at Schwab’s drugstore (or the Top Hat Café, depending on the source), the myth of being discovered at random in Hollywood has permeated American culture. Most often, however, actors and actresses make it in the business through years of hard work, undaunted determination, and, perhaps, a bit of casting coach expertise."