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Bloggers R Us: Condon Developing Hollywood Blogger Show

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood February 5, 2010 at 8:46AM

Is it Finke, Waxman or Thompson?
Thompson on Hollywood

Is it Finke, Waxman or Thompson?

Writer-director Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, The C-Word) and Cynthia Mort (Tell Me You Love Me) are developing a half-hour Hollywood blogger comedy series, Tilda, for HBO.

Yikes. She'll be nasty and blonde. Trust me.

UPDATE: If they're throwing other names out there, it's to keep the notoriously litigious Finke at bay. Gawker called her up for a rare on-the-record interview. "Why are you so fucking fascinated with me?" Finke told them. "Get a life." She's saving her explanation of her relationship to the HBO show for her blog, natch.

Here's THR, while Movieline posts casting breakdowns.

[Nikki Finke illo by Jaime Hernandez, The New Yorker]

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.