"In America" director Jim Sheridan has signed on to helm Paramount/MTV action-adventure pic "Locked and Loaded," featuring rap star 50 Cent.
Although the tentative deal reached by the Writers Guild has received strong backing from the WGA West board (16-1), the WGA East Council has given only a 10-6 endorsement to the pact.
Paramount and Carsey-Werner have decided to go miniature golfing, snapping up an untitled pitch from Bobby Newmyer and Scott Strauss' Outlaw Prods.
Pulling the plug on boosting DVD payouts, the Writers Guild of America has agreed to a tentative three-year deal with studios and nets that includes hikes worth $58 million, two-thirds of which are…
Paramount Pictures has set director John Singleton and is negotiating with Mark Wahlberg to star in revenge tale "Four Brothers." Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing the pic, slated for a January…
Frank Darabont believes Morgan Freeman can do anything. "He's always flown in the face of stereotypical African-American casting," the writer-director noted in introducing the honoree at the…
Breaking its two-week silence after the DGA's deal with studios and nets, the Writers Guild of America has announced it's going to try restarting stalled talks with studios and nets.
Paramount Pictures has signed Ehren Kruger ("The Ring," "The Ring 2") to pen sci-fi adventure-actioner "A Princess of Mars." Par-based Alphaville Prods. plans to begin shooting in 10-12 months with…
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists will launch talks Tuesday in Gotham on its network code contract, the union's biggest contract, with $400 million in annual earnings for members.
Paramount's remake of "Alfie," starring Jude Law, is moving back two weeks, to Nov. 5, to fill the slot vacated by Warner Bros.' "Alexander." "We are going to take advantage of this opportunity,"…
Incumbents won most of the slots in the Writers Guild of America East elections, which had been delayed for two weeks following possible mishandling of 16 ballots.