Mike Bruno
January 10, 2008 AT 12:00 PM EST

The Weinstein Company has agreed to an independent deal with the striking Writers Guild of America, Hollywood Insider has learned. The interim deal, which is similar to the agreement between the WGA and David Letterman’s Worldwide Pants, should be announced later today. Weinstein joins United Artists as the second film company to come to an agreement with the WGA that enables writers to resume work on the studio’s movie projects. Check back as the story develops. —Nicole Sperling

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