In a sign of potential trouble for the WGA's deal with studios and nets, the guild's leaders remain sharply divided on the three-year pact.
Members of the Directors Guild of America have endorsed a three-year deal with studios and nets that provides about $60 million in increases with two-thirds of that coming in health care.
Paramount Pictures has bought remake rights to gritty French crime thriller "Le Convoyeur" and inked "Seven" scribe Andrew Kevin Walker to write it. Penn Station partners Dean Georgaris and Michael…
Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn has endorsed a pair of city business tax reform proposals aimed at putting the brakes on runaway production from Hollywood.
Paramount has penned Greg Kinnear into its lineup opposite Billy Bob Thornton for the remake of "The Bad News Bears." The comedy is expected to begin lensing next month for a 2005 release.
Paramount has signed LL Cool J to star opposite Queen Latifah in its remake of "Last Holiday," directed by Wayne Wang. Production is slated to begin next month in New Orleans and then move to Prague.
The Motion Picture Sound Editors org will present its inaugural filmmaker's award to director-producer George Lucas for contributions to the art of sound.
Tom Werner may have been the most popular man in Hollywood last week -- even if he was nowhere near it. Werner, who joined John Henry to buy the Red Sox three years ago, was in Boston and New York…
From "Tron" to "Super Mario Brothers" to "Resident Evil," vidgames have a long and rather undistinguished history in Hollywood. But the past year has seen more than a dozen projects based on vidgames…
Columbia has bought the Barry L. Levy spec script "Vantage Point" for mid-six figures against $1 million for Neal Moritz's Original Film. "Rashomon"-style thriller depicts the attempted assassination…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped William Greaves to receive its 2004 career achievement award. Kudos will be presented at the 20th annual IDA Distinguished Documentary Achievement Awards Gala…