Sony's Tom Hanks sequel "Angels and Demons" hopes for wings powerful enough to fly on its own merit when opening today in theaters around the world.
Entertainment industry labor unions and the AFL-CIO are using star power to support a bill in Congress that would make it easier for unions to organize.
Shauna Cross will write Summit Entertainment's fantasy-drama "If I Stay," to which "Twilight" helmer Catherine Hardwicke has been attached to direct.
Disney has snapped up an untitled sports comedy pitch by producers Andrew Gunn and Charles Segars.
Lindsay Lohan will topline indie fantasy comedy "The Other Side" alongside Woody Harrelson, Giovanni Ribisi, Dave Matthews and Alanis Morissette.
In a sign of the ongoing bad blood between the unions, SAG's Hollywood division has approved a resolution exploring the "acquisition" of AFTRA actors.
The Directors Guild of America has applauded passage of France's law banning Internet access for those who download pirated copyright material.
Larry Meistrich's Nehst Studios has acquired feature rights to the Matt Christopher sports book series and plans to develop "The Kid Who Only Hit Homers" and "The Basket Counts."
Music Box has acquired North American rights to two German features -- "North Face" by Philipp Stozl from Beta Cinema and "Cloud 9" by Andreas Dresen from Match Factory.
WGA leaders have reminded members that they can work only for employers that have signed guild contracts — particularly in new media.
The Independent Filmmaker Project and the U.N. Dept. of Public Information have announced a new annual forum to address global issues via documentaries.
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