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Smart Girls Hangout with Meredith Walker: Lynda Obst

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Smart Girls co-founder and executive producer Meredith Walker will be virtually sitting down with Lynda Obst, executive producer of "romantic comedy" classics such as "Sleepless in Seattle" & "Hope Floats". She is currently the executive producer of the hit television series "Hot in Cleveland".

Do you have a question for Lynda? Be sure to post it on the hangout page and we might answer your question LIVE!

Lynda Obst (producer and author) is a Film & Television producer who has made such films as: The Fisher King, Sleepless in Seattle, The Siege, One Fine Day, Hope Floats, Contact and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Obst Executive Produced NBC's Emmy Nominated, two-part miniseries The 60's, and is currently an Executive Producer on TVLAND's Hot In Cleveland, and syfy's Helix. Obst's upcoming projects include the Christopher Nolan feature Interstellar to be released in November.
As an author, Obst wrote the best-selling book, Hello He Lied: And Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches, and recently released her second book about the entertainment industry, Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales from the New Abnormal in the Movie Business, an LA TIMES bestseller, published in 2013 by Simon & Schuster.
Obst is currently producing both film and Television projects out of her office at Sony pictures.

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls is an online community for young girls and the young at heart, which encourages women in volunteerism, activism, cultural exchange, and self-expression through the arts. Founded by best friends, comedian Amy Poehler and producer Meredith Walker, the organization is dedicated to helping girls cultivate their authentic selves. Our motto is: You Change the World by Being Yourself. Show less
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