SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert has offered an olive branch to opponents of the SAG-AFTRA merger, asking for help in sorting out jurisdictional questions between the performers' unions.
The Intl. Documentary Assn.'s seventh annual showcase will open with the L.A. preem of "Breakfast With Hunter" and feature the world premiere of "Beah: A Black Woman Speaks."
Paramount Pictures has re-signed Robert Cort ("Save the Last Dance") to a three-year first-look producing deal.
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Paramount Pictures has tapped Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith to portray police officers and friends in an untitled actioner for Lorenzo di Bonaventura to produce.
With negotiations on its ad contract less than two months away, SAG's first-quarter member earnings for commercials have jumped an impressive 10% over the same quarter last year.
Paramount Pictures has tapped director David Richard Ellis ("Final Destination 2") to helm its sci-fi action project "Confrontation."
Off-lot feature production activity in Hollywood remained at steady if not spectacular levels during June, figures released Tuesday showed. But commercials shoots are off significantly.
Members of the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have ratified a four-year contract with Los Angeles-based Tribune television station KTLA.
SAG treasurer Kent McCord, one of the most vocal critics of SAG prexy Melissa Gilbert, has decided to challenge her for the presidency of the guild.
The Writers Guild of America West has launched a program to help lower-paid scribes keep their health insurance if they lose their coverage due to the heightened earnings requirement.