Mark Rizzo

writer for film and television

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The Writers Guild of America says more than 7000 writers have fired their agents. But talent agencies aren’t backing down.

How Hollywood writers are finding work after firing their agents

The Writers Guild of America says more than 7000 writers have fired their agents. But talent agencies aren’t backing down.

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