In a rebuke to the WGA's negotiating strategy of "patience and discipline," 14 members of the guild's negotiating committee have announced formation of a new group to press for a more assertive…
Nick Films is joining Kerner Entertainment as a producer on Paramount's live-action/CG animation adaptation of E.B. Whites "Charlotte's Web."
Roger Corman, who's produced more than 550 films and directed 50 others, is getting into business at UCLA. Through his company New Horizons, Corman's agreed to provide production funding of $100,000…
Hollywood union publicists have tapped Carol Mendelsohn, Ann Donahue and Anthony E. Zuiker, the exec producers and co-creators of CBS TV's "CSI" franchise, to share the 2005 Television Showmanship…
The Visual Effects Society has tapped 35 industry pros for the honorary committee of its 2005 awards ceremonies Feb. 16 at the Hollywood Palladium.
The Directors Guild of America and half a dozen English-speaking directors organizations have issued a pledge endorsing antipiracy efforts.
Tollin/Robbins Prods. has signed scribes Karen Croner and John Scott Shepherd to each pen a project for Paramount. Croner ("One True Thing") will write "Tulia," which centers on a 1999 drug bust in…
MTV Films has decided to go to "Prep," optioning film rights to Jake Coburn's dark tale of New York City's prep schools for MTV and Benderspink to produce for Paramount Pictures.
The Writers Guild of America West, the Directors Guild of America and the Producers Guild of America might be forced to scramble for new awards sites thanks to a just-launched union boycott of nine…
Thesp Corbin Bernsen ("L.A. Law") is set to star in and make his directorial debut with corporate comedy "Carpool Guy" for his indie shingle, Public Media Works.
Paramount-based Cruise/Wagner has decided to make a deal for "The Devil's Banker," buying the screen rights to Christopher Reich's thriller for C/W to produce.