- Reuters reports that the Writers Guild of America has canceled its own awards show, promptly after announcing this year's nominees.
- According to ComingSoon, Salma Hayek will play the bearded lady in the horror drama Cirque du Freak, which also stars John C. Reilly.
- First Reuben and Taylor, now this: Former American Idol contestant Katharine McPhee has also left RCA Records, Billboard reports.
- Vanessa Hudgens will star in the coming-of-age dramedy Will, writes The Hollywood Reporter.
- Variety reports that Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci are starting a production company together.
- Forbes wonders: Why so many save-our-show campaigns these days?
- The Hollywood Reporter has new details on Sons of Anarchy, a new FX pilot about motorcycle clubs from an executive producer of The Shield.
- Variety reports that Olivia Wilde (who plays 13 on House) will star opposite Jack Black in the Judd Apatow-produced "biblical-era comedy" Year One.
- Networks are going overboard to make sure people know they have new shows, writes the Wall Street Journal.
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