Stuart Beattie will rewrite Universal's vidgame adaptation "Spy-Hunter," which is to star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson with John Woo directing.
Brad Grey's sweeping revamp of Paramount -- once the town's most stable studio -- has ramped up with Alli Shearmur promoted to co-president of production, production prexy Karen Rosenfelt ankling and…
Leaders of the Writers Guild of America East have reupped longtime exec director Mona Mangan in a new three-year deal.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has called on the Bush administration for an independent investigation into 14 incidents resulting in deaths among media staff covering the war…
After two months of taking potshots at each other over finances, the Writers Guild of America branches have achieved a small truce in the nasty battle.
After years on slipping on the periphery of Hollywood's consciousness, the issue of runaway production is finally generating some significant traction.
Paramount has set "The Mummy" director Stephen Sommers to write and direct a remake of the 1951 sci-fi film "When Worlds Collide." Sommers will produce with Bob Ducsay, his partner in the Sommers Co.
Fox Filmed Entertainment 2000 has promoted veteran execs Maria Faillace and Rodney Ferrell to VP slots at its Fox 2000 division. Faillace and Ferrell report to Elizabeth Gabler, president of Fox 2000.
Employees repped by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have ratified their first contract with TRO Crewing for sports broadcast work in Arizona.
"The Ring Two" racked up its second straight international box office crown with a solid $14.75 million at 4,245 playdates in 46 territories, salvaging a generally mild frame in overseas markets.
Paramount has tapped Brad Anderson to direct "The Crazies," its remake of George Romero's horror-thriller set up at Paramount-based Penn Station.