The board of the Writers Guild of America West has tapped screenwriter and industry veteran Carl Gottlieb as its new VP to fill the slot left vacant two weeks ago when Daniel Petrie Jr. became…
The Entertainment Industry Development Corp., asserting it has moved past its embezzlement scandal, has tapped veteran city official Steve MacDonald as its new prexy.
Paramount has tapped Wendy Japhet, who exec produced "The Italian Job" and "Without a Paddle," senior VP of its motion picture group.
Screenwriters will be pounding their keyboards in frustration heading into the April 5 contract talks with the studios, and all of showbiz could be feeling the pain.
A federal judge has narrowed the scope of a screenwriter's suit over the Writers Guild of America West's refusal to arbitrate "The Last Samurai," dismissing fraud and conspiracy claims against Ed…
Carr D'Angelo, head of theatrical production for Carsey-Werner-Mandabach Films, is leaving the company to pursue his own producing projects by forming Unpainted Pictures with spouse and screenwriter…
Paramount Pictures has tapped P.J. Hogan ("Peter Pan," "My Best Friend's Wedding") to direct "Let's Make Friends," a comedy about male bonding.
Now it's nervous time, with formal negotiations between the WGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers set to start April 5 at AMPTP headquarters in Encino, Calif.
The Dept. of Labor will supervise a special presidential election for the Writers Guild of America West due to a finding that last year's prexy contest violated federal labor law because Victoria…
Nickelodeon Movies and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment are moving forward on sci-fi actioner "The Mark," a long-in-development project, with Smith toplining.