By Indiewire | Indiewire November 8, 2007 at 8:36AM
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa seem perfectly positioned to help resolve the Hollywood writers strike. But so far the former movie star and the onetime labor negotiator are at best bit players in the 4-day-old walkout that threatens the region's economy and, possibly, the political fortunes of the two elected leaders. Duke Helfand and Marc Lifsher report.