An item in The Hollywood Reporter reveals than an unnamed cast member of Community has leaked a memo from Sony Pictures Television that instructs the cast how to talk about fired showrunner Dan Harmon. Putting aside shocking disloyalty of the leak—whatever happened to respect for one’s benevolent corporate overlords?—it makes for pretty compelling reading. The highlights begin with the semi-Orwellian title: “Community Message Points”—and carry on through the tone of the piece, which is written as if speaking to a bright-but-troubled child with phrases like “I wanted to forward some messaging we hope our cast will.
When it was announced last week that Community creator Dan Harmon had been fired as showrunner, many quickly clicked over to Twitter to see what stars Dani Pudi, Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole-Brown, Donald Glover, Joel McHale, Gillian ... Read Post
Seth Abramovitch Sony Pictures Television issues a talking-points memo in an effort to minimize media backlash over Harmon's exit as showrunner of the NBC series. read more Read Post