Tom Cruise and producing partner Paula Wagner have been tapped to receive the Vision Award from the UCLA School of Theater, Film & Television and the Producers Guild of America.
Storefront Pictures president Susan Cartsonis has optioned Sarah Dunant's Renaissance-set bestseller "The Birth of Venus" and tapped Karen Croner to script an adaptation.
The Actors' Fund of America has announced the establishment of special trust accounts for unclaimed earnings due to child performers as part of California's revised Coogan Law.
With WGA negotiations hitting a stalemate last week, Hollywood's unions are looking to get a lot chummier with one another.
Paramount has pledged itself to "Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities," buying film rights to Alexandra Robbins' expose for John Goldwyn to produce with Sara Colleton and Relevant Entertainment…
Paramount and producer Jordan Kerner have tapped Gary Winick ("13 Going on 30") to direct the adaptation of E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web."
Paramount has tapped helmer John Woo to direct its adaptation of Tom Clancy's "Rainbow Six," centered on Clancy's shadowy John Clark CIA agent character.
Off-lot film production in Los Angeles County generated moderate levels of activity in May, falling 23% from April. Permitted feature production days totaled 577, an 8% decline from May 2003.
Paramount co-head and chairman of the Viacom entertainment group Jonathan Dolgen resigned abruptly Wednesday afternoon, saying the new management structure of parent Viacom left him without a role.
Showbiz labor tension ratcheted up Wednesday as the Writers Guild of America emphatically rejected a final contract offer from the Hollywood studios and nets but urged that negotiations continue.