What will it take to end the strike? Writers and producers were making progress on key sticking points when negotiations ended abruptly Sunday evening.
Hopes for a quick resolution of the writers strike are fading fast. Back-channel efforts have resumed to avert what's now looking like a long and painful work stoppage.
Both producers and writers are angry over the way talks collapsed Sunday night, with the two sides creating a "Rashomon"-like atmosphere of disagreement over who did what -- and when.
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New Line has acquired domestic rights to a pair of fully financed Gold Circle productions: romantic comedy "Over Her Dead Body" and thriller "The New Daughter."
Hollywood is going to all-out war, after last-minute talks gave false hope that today's strike by the Writers Guild of America could be averted -- or at least delayed for a few days.
"Ratatouille" continued to feast at the international box office, cooking up its fifth straight weekend victory with $14.5 million at 4,381 playdates in 29 markets.
There's been little to laugh about as producers and the WGA square off over contract negotiations.
In a last-ditch attempt to avert a strike, the Writers Guild of America will return to the negotiating table Sunday morning to meet with studios and networks.
The Writers Guild of America is going on strike as early as Monday.
The domestic box office is expected to surge back to life this weekend with the arrival of Universal's mobster-cop drama "American Gangster" and DreamWorks Animation's "Bee Movie."
Hollywood's holding its collective breath about a writers strike as prospects for a last-minute deal evaporated.