Paramount has tapped Wendy Japhet, who exec produced "The Italian Job" and "Without a Paddle," senior VP of its motion picture group.
Screenwriters will be pounding their keyboards in frustration heading into the April 5 contract talks with the studios, and all of showbiz could be feeling the pain.
Carr D'Angelo, head of theatrical production for Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Films, is leaving the company to pursue his own producing projects by forming Unpainted Pictures with spouse and screenwriter…
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A federal judge has narrowed the scope of a screenwriter's suit over the Writers Guild of America West's refusal to arbitrate "The Last Samurai," dismissing fraud and conspiracy claims against Ed…
Paramount Pictures has tapped P.J. Hogan ("Peter Pan," "My Best Friend's Wedding") to direct "Let's Make Friends," a comedy about male bonding.
Now it's nervous time, with formal negotiations between the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers set to start April 5 at AMPTP headquarters in Encino, Calif.
The Dept. of Labor will supervise a special presidential election for the Writers Guild of America West due to a finding that last year's prexy contest violated federal labor law because Victoria…
Nickelodeon Movies and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment are moving forward on sci-fi actioner "The Mark," a long-in-development project, with Smith toplining.
Studios have endorsed the DGA's offer to ban most first-time directors from receiving the "film by" credit on features.
Nickelodeon Movies has signed up Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin and Jeffrey Tambor for voice work in its animated "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie."