Hollywood scribes have opted to re-elect Victoria Riskin to a two-year term as president of the WGA West over Eric Hughes, who had argued that the Guild needed to take a more militant tack.
Tim Meadows and Amy Poehler have been added to the cast of Paramount's teen comedy "Mean Girls," starring Lindsay Lohan.
Giovanni Ribisi is in negotiations to star with Dennis Quaid in Fox's remake of "The Flight of the Phoenix" for director John Moore.
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Hollywood labor leaders sounded alarms Wednesday over the prospect of showbiz continuing to flee from its birthplace for less expensive locations.
A state court judge has refused to hear a challenge from Nia Vardalos' ex-manager to California's law barring managers from acting as talent agents.
The Art Directors Guild has announced it is adding special jury awards that fall outside its established categories or have been overlooked in its nomination process.
The key Senate backer of federal anti-runaway-production legislation has reintroduced a tax credit bill aimed at productions budgeted under $10 million.
Paramount Pictures has tapped action specialist Channing Gibson ("Lethal Weapon 4") to script the untitled cop-buddy project starring Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith.
SAG has been formally notified it will face a federal conflict-of-interest lawsuit if it continues to allow nine of its elected officers to also serve as AFTRA board members.
Miramax and Lakeshore Entertainment have decided to push back the opening of "The Human Stain" four weeks to Oct. 31 in order to better position the Robert Benton drama as an Oscar contender.