The Dept. of Labor held its first public session Wednesday with WGA West members to go over the ground rules for the upcoming presidential election.
The Ruddy Morgan Organization has acquired feature rights to Gerald A. Browne's story about improbable hit men, "Swish Hitters."
Actors' Equity has resumed contract talks with the League of American Theaters and Producers after a nine-day break, meeting Tuesday for more than eight hours.
The Hollywood Film Festival will team with the Intl. Documentary Assn. to present screenings and docu-related events at the Oct. 12-18 fest at the ArcLight Theaters.
The remake of "Alfie" is going to be called "Alfie." Paramount's decided against using "What's It All About Alfie," title of the Burt Bacharach song from the 1966 pic, as the new film's title.
Los Angeles County saw solid levels of off-lot film production in June, jumping 47% from May. Permitted feature production days totaled 849, up 35% from June 2003. June total repped the highest level…
Deep River Prods., the autonomous 4-year-old shingle operated by veteran producer David Friendly and financier Marc Turtletaub, is headed for Paramount.
Paramount Pictures has moved its Tom Cruise tentpole "Mission: Impossible 3" back seven weeks, to June 29. "M:I 3" had previously been slated for the first week of May, the release date most sought…
An administrative law judge has ruled in favor of the WGA East in a jurisdictional dispute over coverage of CBS newswriters and editors in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington, D.C.
A month after its negotiations with producers stalled, the Writers Guild of America has told its 12,000 members they should not expect a resolution any time soon.
Paramount Pictures has scared up "Aleister Arcane," purchasing feature rights to Steve Niles' horror comicbook and setting up the project with Michael Aguilar and Dean Georgaris to produce at their…