Five months after cracking down on "pay-to-audition" operations, the state of California has scheduled a July 9 hearing to examine casting workshops.
Production-management shingle Guy Walks Into a Bar has set up a wedding comedy pitch by Molly McAlpine ("Number One Girl") at Intermedia Films.
A year after deciding to step down as president of the Screen Actors Guild, William Daniels has taken out a petition to run for the SAG board.
The Screen Actors Guild, which recently ended its franchise agreement over concerns about agents taking stakes in production entities, apparently has no such problems with its top executive.
Jim Tauber will join 20th Century Fox in the newly created post of executive VP, co-productions and acquisitions, ankling his post as president and chief operating officer of Anonymous Content.
Twentieth Century Fox is looking to lasso the Loch Ness Monster and Big Foot, purchasing action-comedy pitch "Animal Control" for low-six figures for Barry Josephson to produce.
Hollywood labor unions remain divided over the hot-button issue of penalties against film and TV producers who use Canadian subsidies on projects intended for the U.S. market.
Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn has made a pitch to Hollywood labor unions to oppose breaking up the city.
On the eve of this year's U.S. Open, New Line Cinema has tapped Jim Kouf to pen the script for the Jamie Foxx golf comedy "Ingle Woods."
The Directors Guild of America's national board has approved a three-year pact with ABC, CBS and NBC following negotiations that launched seven months ago.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen2Daily: $1.7M Cumulative: $140.5M Disney -30.18%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $437,117 Cumulative: $6.8M Relativity Media -25.73%