WGA honors 'On the Waterfront' scribe


Budd Schulberg, the Oscar-winning writer of "On the Waterfront," will be honored with the WGA West's 2008 Laurel Award for Screen at the guild's annual awards luncheon Wednesday.

The Laurel honors lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for motion pictures and making outstanding contributions to the profession of the screenwriter.

The WGA plans to further salute Schulberg with an evening discussing with scribe Thursday night at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. F.X. Feeney will moderate the discussion.