Hollywood’s Next Generation Of Screenwriters Receive Cold Cash And Warm Advice At 58th Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards

By | Monday November 4, 2013 @ 11:11pm PST
Pete Hammond

The 58th Annual Samuel Goldwyn Writing Awards were handed out Monday night  on the UCLA campus in Westwood. I was honored to be asked to be one of this year’s three judges, along with TriStar Productions Chairman (and former Fox … Read More »

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‘Bridesmaids’ Actress Pair Sell Comedy Pitch To Paramount

By | Friday May 13, 2011 @ 5:02pm PDT
Mike Fleming

Mike & Molly star Melissa McCarthy and Annie Mumolo have sold to Paramount Pictures an untitled laffer pitch that will be written as a star vehicle for McCarthy. McCarthy and Mumolo star in the Judd Apatow-produced Bridesmaids, which Mumolo wrote with Kristen Wiig. Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn produce. The comedy was … Read More »

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‘SNL’s’ Kenan Thompson At Center Of ‘Party Starters’

By | Wednesday March 23, 2011 @ 11:57am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: It’s become tradition for members of the Saturday Night Live cast to get their shots in features put together by the show’s longtime executive producer Lorne Michaels. The latest? Kenan Thompson, who’s at the center of a deal for … Read More »

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