Amid all the hoopla over Summit Entertainment's "Twilight," don't forget Disney 3-D animated "Bolt." Both films open Friday in what's expected to be another strong sesh for the domestic box office.
Sony has snapped up feature rights to "A Butler Well Served by This Election," the life story of an African-American butler at the White House, and set up the project with Laura Ziskin.
IATSE and the majors have reached a tentative three-year contract agreement after nine negotiating sessions -- making for the sixth such accord reached by the congloms this year.
In a move echoing the bitter disputes surrounding the 100-day WGA strike, the Writers Guild of America West has accused the congloms of failing to comply with the guild's 8-month-old contract.
The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has promoted Christopher de Haan to national director of communications.
Warner Bros. has snapped up "The Days Before," a sci-fi action spec by tyro scribe Chad St. John, and set up the project with Gianni Nunnari ("300") at his Hollywood Gang shingle.
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures has gotten into gear for "Gearhead," buying the film rights to the graphic novel.
The Motion Picture Editors Guild has tapped Thomas C. Short, who recently retired as president of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, as the recipient of its Fellowship and Service…
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Participant Media topper Jeff Skoll to receive its Visionary Award.
Overture Films has signed a two-year first-look deal with Crescendo Prods., headed by Don Cheadle, Lenore Zerman and Kay Liberman.
McG will receive the Kodak filmmaker of the year nod at the 2008 CineAsia convention.
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