Trade News: The Sodomy Edition!
The most important news? Miramax will be keeping their current president, Daniel Battsek. Destruction of company? Not so good. Company run by a man named Battsek? Awesome.
NBC's freaking out about money too and as such has cut back the already shortened to 13 episodes post apocalyptic show "Day One" to a 4 hour mini-series. At this rate it's just going to run as a thirty second banner ad, scrolling over Jay Leno's chin as he expands to take over the rest of prime time.
And finally, Chris Rock managed to sum up the entire Polanski fiasco in two sentences: "People are defending Roman Polanski because he made some good movies? Even Johnnie Cochran don't have the nerve to go, 'Well, did you see O.J. play against New England?'"
Ladies and gentlemen, your 2009 entertainment industry! I'm going to read a fucking book.