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May 07 2014

Danny Strong's pilot "Empire" ordered to series by Fox. Strong wrote the pilot that was directed by Lee Daniels.

February 17 2014

Danny Strong on HBO's "Girls" this week. The "Beach House" episode first aired last night. Danny appears as Elijah's new boyfriend.

January 27 2014

Danny Strong lands a pilot with Fox. The show is called "Empire", and is set in the world of Hip-Hop music. More...

December 16 2013

The Trio: the oral history of Warren, Jonathan, and Andrew, Buffy's geekiest villains. Jennifer Vineyard undertakes a "micro oral history" of how The Trio were developed, interviewing the writers and actors.
Danny Strong set to script Guys And Dolls remake. He's doing amazingly well in Hollywood. It's well deserved.

November 07 2013

Roundtable with Danny Strong and six other writers. The Hollywood Reporter invited George Clooney, Jonas Cuaron, Grant Heslov, Julie Delpy, Nicole Holofcener, John Ridley, and Danny Strong to talk about their craft.

August 14 2013

Danny Strong: from 'Buffy' extra to 'Butler' screenwriter. NPR's "Here and Now" airs a great interview with Danny Strong. ETA: Time has an interview with Danny as well. More...

January 17 2013

The Trio, together again! Adam Busch tweets a photo of himself and Danny Strong, captioned "Tom Lenk's perspective". More...

January 14 2013

Danny Strong at last night's Golden Globe Awards. The Strong penned "Game Change" won Best Miniseries or Movie Made for Television.

December 06 2012

Danny Strong nominated for a Writers Guild Award. The ceremony is on February 13th.
Danny Strong on Going from Acting to Writing. Short but interesting interview on how Danny Strong first started writing scripts.

October 01 2012

Danny Strong to pen final Hunger Game films. Variety just announced that Danny Strong (Buffy's Jonathan) has been chosen to write the final two Hunger Games films, both based on the novel MockingJay. More...

August 16 2012

CBS buys legal drama written by Danny Strong. It centers around a father/daughter lawyer duo and is produced by Robert DeNiro.

August 14 2012

Emmy-nominated scribe Danny Strong still savors Joss Whedon role. In an interview with Zap2it Danny said he doesn't mind being primarily recognised as Jonathan from Buffy and also talks about why he writes political movies.

July 19 2012

Christina Hendricks and Danny Strong get nominated for The Emmys. Christina (Mad Men) got nominated for "Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series" and Danny Strong (Game Change) got nominated for "Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special".

March 12 2012

BBC radio 'Game Change' interview with Danny Strong. A five-minute conversation about his screenplay for HBO's Sarah Palin movie. More...

March 02 2012

Danny Strong on how he wrote' Sarah Palin' for 'Game Change'. The former Jonathan Levinson writes an article for The Hollywood Reporter discussing his latest HBO telepic. In other Danny news, he'll be adapting Dan Brown's 'The Lost Symbol' for Sony Pictures.

December 22 2011

Watch the teaser trailer for Danny Strong's "Game Change". Everyone's favorite Superstar, Danny Strong, occasionally writes amazing movies based on real-life American politics. This is the trailer for his newest one.

January 11 2011

(SPOILER) First look at Danny Strong on 'How I Met Your Mother'. His episode will air next week. Spoilers for the episode description.

December 13 2010

Danny Strong's Screenplay Makes the 2010 Black List. Danny Strong's script, "The Butler," appears on the annual list, which highlights the best (by informal industry consensus) unproduced screenplays of a given year. More...

June 06 2010

Happy Birthday Danny Strong! Raise a toast, he turns 36 today.

April 29 2009

Danny Strong to pen 'The Butler'. The film will be based on Wil Haygood's Washington Post story "A Butler Well Served By This Election".

February 08 2009

Danny Strong, Marti Noxon win Writers Guild Awards. Strong's script for Recount wins for "Long Form - Original" at tonight's WGA Awards, while Noxon won for "Dramatic Series" as part of the writing staff on Mad Men. More...

January 27 2009

(SPOILER) Interview: Sam Anderson Talks Leverage. Wolfram & Hart's Holland Manners guest stars on tonight's episode of the TNT series, along with Danny Strong. More...

January 06 2009

(SPOILER) Anatomy of a fight scene (with Christian Kane). Video footage of Christian and a guest star rehearsing a fight scene for TNT's "Leverage". Additionally, Gina Bellman updated her TV guide blog for tonight's episode, entitled The Stork Job, in which Mark Sheppard again appears as Jim Sterling. More...

December 08 2008

2009 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced. Danny Strong is nominated by his peers for "Recount." Plus, lots of familiar names are up for their respective shows: Drew Goddard, Brian K. Vaughan, Marti Noxon, and Zack Whedon. Congratulations to them all!

September 29 2008

Jane Espenson proclaims Emmys wonderful! Well, sort of... Jane attended the ceremony, and talks about some of the wonderful things that did happen that night. Also, she shares some extremely interesting advice that she gave Danny Strong about his Recount script...

July 17 2008

Neil Patrick Harris and Danny Strong nominated for Emmys. They got nominated in the 'Supporting Actor In A Comedy' and 'Writing For A Minseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special' categories. More...

June 03 2008

Early DVD details, cover pic and release date for "Recount". Written by Danny Strong.

May 27 2008

HBO's "Recount" a Somewhat Behind the Scenes View. Blogger Bob Harris, who is a friend of Danny Strong, has written about the difficulties Strong faced in getting Recount made. More...

May 25 2008

Entertainment Weekly reviews Recount. A very positive review from EW on Recount. A brief mention of Danny Strong. More...

May 24 2008

Danny Strong Discusses "Recount" In The New Republic. In a two part discussion in The New Republic, Danny Strong, Jay Roach, and Jonathan Chait revisit the 2000 Florida recount in light of the new HBO film (written by Danny) on the topic, "Recount." There's another interview with the L.A. Times (thanks to Standard Genre Trope for the link). More...

May 15 2008

Warren Christopher angry at 'Buffy' Nerd over 'Recount'. New York magazine's Vulture blog comments on the controversy surrounding Danny Strong's screenplay for "Recount" in standard tongue-in-cheek manner, and adds a little shoutout to everyone's favorite Superstar. More...

January 24 2008

Sydney White out on DVD. For those who missed it in the theaters, this play on Snow White with Danny Strong as the "Grumpy" character came out on DVD Tuesday.

November 09 2007

Being an extra on the set of Danny Strong's new movie. Filming for Recount is taking place in Florida and one of our own tells the tale of several days on set as an extra, brushes with stars and conversations with Strong about the film, the strike and things Whedonesque.

September 25 2007

Casting Details for Danny Strong's 'Recount'. Kevin Spacey, Laura Dern, Denis Leary, John Hurt, and Bob Balaban star. More...

June 25 2007

Danny Strong singled out by Variety. Variety has named Danny Strong one of 10 screenwriters to watch. :) More...

June 13 2007

Danny Strong participates in the 49th Annual Hollywood Stars Game. Buffy's Jonathan donned a Dodgers jersey this Saturday -- pictures of the event, including some of Danny, can be found here.

April 06 2007

Mr. Universe Will Write a Movie. David Krumholtz will write and star in "Attorneys at Raw," about lawyers who decide to become rappers. He'll also co-star with Jenna Fischer (of "Slither" and "The Office") in "Walk Hard," a spoof of movie biographies of musicians. More...

April 02 2007

Danny Strong writes 'Recount' screenplay for HBO. Good for him. Sydney Pollack will direct the film. More...

June 09 2006

Amber Benson and the trio to appear at the Hub in Sydney and Melbourne in October.

February 16 2006

Danny Strong talks about his passion for book collecting. Turns out he indirectly got his Harry Potter books from Sarah Michelle Gellar.

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