Ratcheting up the tension on the labor front, the Writers Guild of America is asking its members for strike authorization.
Indie financer Unified Pictures ("Bob Funk") is launching development of $35 million CG-animated feature "Noah's Ark" -- to be told from the point of view of the animals in the ark.
First Look Studios has acquired ensemble comedy "The Amateurs" and military drama "Day Zero" and set release dates of Nov. 30 and Jan. 18, respectively.
Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas are set to star in caper drama "The Code" with Mimi Leder helming and Nu Image's Millennium Films producing.
Adam Sandler's "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" edged "The Bourne Ultimatum" with $9.3 million at 2,512 playdates in 38 territories to land the top weekend spot in a mild frame at the foreign…
Three-quel "Resident Evil: Extinction" had no trouble taking up early residence at the overseas box office, indicating international auds haven't forgotten about the film franchise, which is based on…
The WGA has created an award for videogame writing, with the inaugural trophy to be presented at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 9.
Summit Entertainment has snapped up "Sensei," tyro scribe David Caspe's comedy spec about former teen karate champs, and set it up with JC Spink, who will produce via his Benderspink shingle.
Taking a second shot at "Temptation," the Writers Guild of America has blasted its production company again over its refusal to give the guild coverage of the gameshow.
Peter Berg's action-thriller "The Kingdom" will test the appetite for films about fractured U.S.-Middle Eastern relations and the war on terror as it unspools this weekend at the domestic box office…
Kevin Sullivan has been tapped First Look Studios' VP of home entertainment marketing.