SAG president Alan Rosenberg has won a narrow victory over Seymour Cassel, topping the veteran indie actor by 710 votes for a second two-year term as head of the 120,000-member thesp union.
The Directors Guild of America is waiting in the wings should contract negotiations with showbiz scribes remain unproductive.
Bill Pohlad's River Road Entertainment has tapped Mitch Horwits prexy of the indie banner.
There'll be plenty of box office action this weekend for younger moviegoers as Sony's horror three-quel "Resident Evil: Extinction" battles it out with Lionsgate's Dane Cook-Jessica Alba laffer "Good…
For a second time, the Screen Actors Guild has blasted "Kid Nation" over its alleged mistreatment of children.
Summit Entertainment has pacted with Toronto-based Entertainment One for distribution of its feature films in Canada and the U.K. through 2010.
Dimension Films has completed casting for spoof comedy "Superhero" and set a March 28 release date.
With the town increasingly agitated about a possible writers' strike, the saber-rattling's amped up as the companies' chief negotiator blasted the WGA as unprofessional and unresponsive.
In a high-six figure deal, New Line won an auction for screen rights to the just published Ben Macintyre book "Agent Zigzag: True Wartime Story of Love and Deception."
The third installment in Disney and Walden Media's "The Chronicles of Narnia" franchise, "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader," will sail into theaters in 2010, rather than the previously announced 2009.
Taking a feisty tone as it re-launches contract talks, the WGA has attacked FremantleMedia over its refusal to give the Guild coverage of the gameshow "Temptation."