Two years after showbiz writers concluded a bitter strike -- stretching Hollywood's nerves to the limit -- the outlook for the next round of contract talks has begun to emerge.
Warner Bros. has tapped R.J. Cutler ("The September Issue") to direct teen drama "The Au Pairs," set up with Drew Barrymore's Flower Films and Alloy Entertainment.
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Leighton Meester of "Gossip Girl" will star in indie dramatic comedy "The Oranges" opposite Hugh Laurie.
With Oscar campaigning moving into its final days, Nicolas Chartier, one of the four nominated producers of "The Hurt Locker," is trying to deactivate his own bomb.
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Natalie Portman is in final negotiations to topline and produce road-trip comedy "Best Buds."
Raymond De Felitta ("City Island") will reteam with Lucky Monkey Pictures' Lauren Versel and Maria Teresa Arida for his new romantic comedy, "Married and Cheating."