Trade Talk: 3/23/2010

  • Laid off Variety writer Mike Jones to write script for new Popeye film — Thompson On Hollywood

  • MGM actively taking bids for a new owner — Deadline Hollywood

  • Angryfilms options rights to Boing Boing blogger Corey Doctorow’s book “Little Brother” — THR

  • State of California has filed a $45,308 tax lien against Anna Nicole Smith’s estate — TMZ

  • Why Rosie O’Donnell’s TV redux makes sense — The Wrap