Hollywood's writers always seem to court controversy, even without a strike threat. One might have expected the Writers Guild of America to assume a lower profile during 2002 and 2003, after giving…
SAG, AFTRA and the Actors' Fund of America have launched a "Looking Ahead" program aimed at helping young performers in Southern California.
Responding to SAG's warning of possible blacklisting of anti-war thesps, the Writers Guild of America West has issued a strong endorsement of open debate over the looming war with Iraq.
The Writers Guild of Canada has blasted the Canadian government's recent decision to boost incentives for foreign producers while cutting its support of the Canadian Television Fund.
Paramount Pictures has tapped Maurice Chauvet and Christopher Vail to pen the script for the all-CGI version of "Mighty Mouse" for Nickelodeon Films.
Local feature production remained steady during February as off-lot activity in Los Angeles nearly doubled the depressed levels of the same period in 2002.
Frances Fisher has become the first SAG board member to come out against the proposed merger with AFTRA, citing heavy-handed campaign tactics by pro-merger forces.
Crusader Entertainment and Arnold Entertainment have tapped Peter Kosminsky ("White Oleander") to direct WWII drama "Giants" from a screenplay by Dan Gordon ("The Hurricane").
Amid criticism of celebrities with antiwar views, SAG's leaders have warned against possible blacklisting of thesps. The guild's national exec committee delivered the warning Monday in a statement…
Paramount Pictures has enrolled in campus comedy "American Booty." Studio has purchased Arthur Harris' first spec feature for MTV Films to produce, seen as an African-American "American Pie."
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