Plow Producers File Grievance Against Piven

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 16, 2009 6:21 PM CST
Raul Esparza, left, Jeremy Piven, center, and Elisabeth Moss are shown in a scene from the revival of David Mamet's "Speed-The-Plow" in New York.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Producers of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow have filed a grievance with Actors' Equity against Jeremy Piven, who left the production with what his doctors called mercury poisoning, reports. No date for the arbitration proceedings has been set. Piven has gone to another set of doctors for a second opinion, but details have not been revealed, TMZ reports.