New Line's tapped Frank Coraci ("Click") to helm "Mild Things," a comedy project set up with Peter Principato and Paul Young.
Walden Media has optioned Peter Craig's family comedy spec script "Relativity." Story's set on the eve of a couple's 35th wedding anniversary.
WGA West president Patric Verrone is heading a Writers United slate of 11 candidates in upcoming guild elections, held against the backdrop of contract negotiations with the studios and networks.
New Line's tapped D.J. Caruso to helm and Carl Ellsworth to write the comicbook adaptation "Y: The Last Man" for producers Chris Bender, JC Spink, Mason Novick and David Goyer.
Campaigning for the top slot at the Writers Guild of America East has taken a lively tone with candidates Tom Phillips and Michael Winship clashing over strategies, two months prior to the election.
Harry Potter cast his spell for a second straight weekend at the overseas box office as "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" dominated international moviegoing with $100.8 million from more…
AFTRA president Roberta Reardon has been unanimously elected to a two-year term at the performers union's convention in Philadelphia.
The pre-Emmy frenzy has a major new bash. The Motion Picture & Television Fund has unveiled a pre-Emmy fund-raiser, launching an inaugural Evening Before party in Century City on Sept. 15.
Negotiations between union scribes and producers have been put on hold until next week at the earliest.
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…