"The Love Boat" movie is sailing again at Paramount after sitting in drydock for half a dozen years. Producer David Permut has ramped up development of the project, aimed as a broadly comic…
Now on to the real fight. ...Removing what had been an ongoing distraction to the Hollywood writers union, Charles Holland resigned from the WGA West presidency March 18. Daniel Petrie Jr., who had…
Paramount has signed Oscar-winning scribe Christopher McQuarrie ("The Usual Suspects") to pen an untitled military action-adventure for Par-based Alphaville.
Paramount Pictures has decided to make use of "The User," buying a pitch from the scripting team of Eric Abrams and Matthew Berry for Guy Walks Into a Bar and Penn Station to produce.
Marcelo Mitnik, an Argentina native and UCLA graduate student, has won the inaugural Sidney Sheldon Writing Scholarship.
Now more than ever, the writers are alone. On the same day WGA West prexy Charles Holland stepped down over controversy about his resume, the memberships of SAG and AFTRA overwhelmingly ratified a…
Charles Holland has thrown in the towel, resigning as WGA West prexy over worries that he would undermine writers' bargaining power at upcoming negotiations. Move, announced Thursday afternoon…
Shedding light on a bitter squabble involving below-the-line unions, a federal lawsuit asserts that retired drivers, plumbers and plasterers were illegally penalized last year through exclusion from…
Paramount Pictures is taking another swing at "The Club," tapping Emmy winner Ali LeRoi to pen the golfing comedy.
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise will bring "The War of the Worlds" to the bigscreen, with Cruise expected to star. Spielberg is now completing work on "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks and Catherine…