Looks like owning a historic post office is becoming a Hollywood fad. First producer Joel Silver (The Matrix, Die Hard) bought the Venice post office and turned it into a production studio and office. Now producer David Ellison (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, World War Z) is in talks to buy the Santa Monica post office. Ellison is at work on the next “Mission Impossible” and another installment of “Terminator.” A rep for Ellison declined to comment. Maybe that’s because buying a historic post office is nothing to brag about. Read more.