The local job market in entertainment is continuing its steady increase this year with 3,100 new slots -- representing a 1.9% gain -- to boost the Hollywood total to 161,300, according to a study…
Paramount's getting the blues, acquiring film rights to vintage cartoon characters the Smurfs and setting up development of a 3-D CGI feature with producer Jordan Kerner and Nickelodeon Movies.
Hollywood studios and producers have agreed to a pair of class-action settlements of lawsuits -- one for $5.35 million for late payments to discharged employees and one for $1 million for disputed…
Producer-manager Adrian Loudermilk died Saturday from injuries sustained in a San Diego County traffic accident in which he was passenger. He was 30.
Revolution Studios' Daniel Ferleger, who's been heading business and legal affairs, now also will oversee finance, physical production and administration.
Paramount has decided to go "Looking for Alaska," signing "The OC" creator Josh Schwartz to write and direct the coming-of-age comedy-drama and setting up the project with Mark Waters and Jessica…
Leaders of American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have elected John Connolly to a third two-year term as president. Connolly, a Los Angeles-based actor with recent credits on "The West…
Opting for opening in a few markets at a time rather than massive day-and-date launches, "Madagascar" led a moderate foreign box office with $31 million at 5,100 locations while "Charlie and the…
Paramount has tapped Dimension exec Dan Levine as senior VP of production and longtime analyst Mark Miner as senior VP of the story department.
Edward C. Powell, First VP of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, has announced his retirement after 34 years on the general exec board.