Paramount is taking a trip to "Area 51," acquiring worldwide film rights to Midway Games' upcoming videogame.
Weighing in on a federal lawsuit, WGA West presidential candidate Eric Hughes has strongly disputed Writers Guild claims on the awarding of screenwriter credits.
Dakota Fanning is going to war with Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg in Paramount/DreamWorks' "War of the Worlds."
Paramount ducked the webslinger, but can its "Sky Captain" fly high in September?
Meet Jay Roth, Hollywood's new Lew Wasserman. Through a series of unexpected events, the DGA's national exec director looks like the showbiz point person on making a deal to ensure Hollywood's labor…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is nearing a new four-year contract with the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers.
Pink slips have started to arrive at Writers & Artists Group Intl. with Paradigm expected to close its purchase of W&A shortly.
Paramount has made a mid-six against seven-figure rights deal for "Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill," a film that will be scripted by Tina Fey for producers Lorne Michaels and John Goldwyn.
Nickelodeon Movies has promoted Damon Ross and Ramsey Ann Naito to VP slots, where both will oversee day-to-day development and feature production and report to senior VP Julia Pistor.
Why not strike? With showbiz scribes wondering why there's no strike preparation after working four months without a contract, leaders of the Writers Guild of America are counseling patience and…