Hollywood writers saw slow growth in their paychecks last year, particularly in features, as 2004's gain in overall earnings didn't even match the 3.3% hike in the consumer price index.
"War of the Worlds" began taking over the world Wednesday, launching internationally with an impressive $13.4 million at 4,958 theaters in 46 territories. The day-and-date opening established…
New Line and director Tony Scott won't be changing "Domino," despite the recent death of the film's subject, model-turned-bounty hunter Domino Harvey. Pic, which stars Keira Knightley as Harvey, has…
Robert Cort. Prods. has won the "Wedding Olympics," making a preemptive purchase of the romantic comedy pitch from scribes Erica Rothschild and Bronwyn Garrity.
SAG's leaders bought themselves a month's time Wednesday to retain jurisdiction over the vidgame biz.
Arnold Schwarzenegger has slapped the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences over its recent refusal to create an Oscar for stunt coordinators, saying he was "disappointed."
Year-old Cafe Entertainment has obtained $10 million in financing from Horizon Investment Group for a slate of films and has launched urban genre label Foxy Films with hip-hop drama "Cross," starring…
Six weeks after "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith" launched worldwide, the saga previewed impressively in Japan with a record-setting $4.59 million at 736 on Tuesday.
The National Assn. of Broadcast Employees & Technicians has reached a six-year deal with ABC that gives the union jurisdiction over most ESPN sports presentations when broadcast over the ABC…
Former Screen Actors Guild President Kathleen Nolan has been selected to receive the Hollywood Division's Ralph Morgan Award for service to the members.
Chris Albers and Richard Wesley have been tapped as the nominees for a two-year term as president of the Writers Guild of America East. The winner will succeed Warren Leight, who became president…