With the third best international opening weekend ever at $193 million, Warner Bros.' "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" has demolished the notion that franchise properties are destined to…
To no one's surprise, the opening round of WGA negotiations last week signaled a tough slog ahead in coming months. The two sides are so far apart on the issue of how to pay writers for work on…
Walden Media will produce a yet-to-be-titled surfing film set at Maverick's in Northern California.
Endgame Entertainment has expanded its exec team by hiring Robert Norton as chief financial officer, Greg Schenz as head of business and legal affairs and Matt Birch as senior VP of physical…
New Line's "Hairspray" will try to outlaugh Universal comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry" this weekend, though Warner Bros. is hoping "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" can retain…
Leaders of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have approved a new six-year deal covering work at Nickelodeon.
The fighting between showbiz writers and their employers has already amped up to the acrimonious stage.
Worries about possible Hollywood strikes will lead to 4,000 new jobs in the film biz in L.A. County this year, up 3% to 133,900, followed by a loss of 3,000 slots in 2008, according to a forecast…
Newly minted Overture Films has selected PHD as its media communications partner. Tuesday's announcement came from Peter Adee, Overture's president of world theatrical marketing, distribution and new…
The gloves have already come off. Negotiations between Hollywood's talent guilds and their employers kicked off Monday, with both the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers…
Brittany Murphy, Jason Lee, Giovanni Ribisi, Jim Broadbent, Tim Roth and Lili Taylor are signed for Myriad Pictures' fantasy comedy "The Other Side," to be directed by producer David Michaels.