As the writers strike heads into day 5, Hollywood’s scribes are mobilizing in massive numbers.
Access Hollywood has learned more than 3,000 striking writers will gather in front of Fox Studios in Century City on Friday.
The writers are expected to get help from one of rock’s most outspoken performers. Singer and activist Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, is reportedly opening the writers' rally with an exclusive mini-set.
In addition to Morello, the president of the Screen Actors Guild and Writers Guild are expected to speak to crowd.
Some television shows reportedly will be able to weather the strike for a few months and possibly last into 2008. ABC’s “Samantha Who?” has eight episodes finished and in the can.
Fox’s “House” has enough episodes to last until into the new year, with one episode scheduled to air after the Super Bowl.
The forecast for ABC’s “Ugly Betty,” “Pushing Daisies” and “Grey’s Anatomy” appears stormier, with each show reportedly only having four new episodes left to air.
The situation for NBC’s “Heroes” also looks grim. The series reportedly is airing its last new episode on December 3.
There is no word on what new chats the writers will be using in front of Fox Studios. So far, the writers have cried out, “We write the story-a, Eva Longoria!” and “Why are we standing at this gate? Cause we got scr-wd in ‘88!” and “Who has more money then they can count? Paramount!”