In its first major move under new studio chief Brad Grey, Paramount has set up the star-driven drama "Babel" with Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett and Gael Garcia Bernal to topline and Alejandro Gonzalez…
Soon-to-depart SAG chief Bob Pisano is expected to remain on the guild's payroll for two years as a consultant at $250,000 annually. Though the CEO's exit deal from SAG won't be finalized until…
Citing a computer error, the Writers Guild of America East is rerunning its council election for the second time. "We discovered a computer error that resulted in ballots being sent to noncurrent…
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Robert Kirkman's teen-superhero comic "Invincible" and set up the potential franchise starter with Paramount-based Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Circle of…
SAG chief exec Bob Pisano plans to resign as head of the guild after 3½ tumultuous years and is expected to be replaced by AFTRA national exec director Greg Hessinger.
SAG and AFTRA members have ratified a new three-year deal covering film and primetime TV with a 76.5% endorsement that includes an estimated $200 million in gains but no advances on DVD residuals.
Paramount Pictures has promoted Sara Spring to senior VP, feature production management from her current VP slot, which she has held for four years.
Clint Eastwood and Hilary Swank ascended into elite company Sunday with Oscar wins for "Million Dollar Baby." Eastwood became the 18th director to win two or more helming Academy Awards while Swank…
The third time was definitely the charm for Charlie Kaufman as Hollywood's quirkiest writer won the original screenplay Oscar for Focus Features' "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," based on a…
Fox Searchlight's "Sideways," a critical favorite for its nuanced blend of comedy and pathos, capped a solid Oscar campaign with a win for Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor for adapted screenplay.