Irish transplant Jim Sheridan might not seem like the clear choice to helm rapper 50 Cent's dramatic debut with "Get Rich or Die Tryin'," the story of a drug lord-turned rapper.
I-On Films will begin principal photography next week on the newly formed company's first feature project, coming-of-age drama "Looking for Sunday."
Ron Perlman, Charles Durning and Diana Scarwid have joined the cast of George Gallo's coming-of-age drama "Local Color." The independently financed film is currently lensing in Louisiana.
Lions Gate has decided it can relate to "Notorious D.A.D.," buying the family comedy pitch from writers Bear Aderhold and Tom Sullivan and setting it up with Carl Beverly, Eric Tannenbaum and…
The Writers Guild of America has created three categories of awards to recognize excellence in writing small-screen series.
The WGA East has received high-profile backing in a strike against Big Big Prods., with endorsements via a letter of solidarity from Matthew Broderick, Tina Fey, Michael McKean, Sarah Jessica Parker…
Reality show writers have launched round two of their battle against nets and producers, as 10 writers sued Fox Broadcasting and Rocket Science Laboratories alleging violations of labor laws on…
Paramount has tapped producer-turned-writer Julie Durk to script the romantic comedy "How to Tell He's Not the One in 10 Days," the sequel to "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," for producers Lynda Obst…
Employees of the master control operations unit of Fox Sports Intl. have ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has announced.
Gov. George Pataki has vetoed a bill that could allow managers in New York to act as agents and procure employment for their clients, but without any of the restrictions or state oversight that…