Walden Media has tapped scribe John Hodge to adapt "The Dark Is Rising" based on Susan Cooper's book series. Feature project is set up with Marc Platt.
AFTRA and the National Latino Media Council have announced that the first Spanish-language production of the Latin Grammy Awards will be produced by FRB Prods. under an AFTRA agreement for its…
The American Society of Cinematographers has tapped Sherwood "Woody" Omens to receive the 2006 ASC Presidents Award. Kudos, honoring individuals who have made "exceptional contributions to advancing…
Hollywood and New York casting directors and associates have concluded their first round of contract negotiations with studios and networks, with a second round expected to start in several weeks.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Vincent Newman Entertainment have rediscovered "Paradise Lost." The banners have partnered to produce a feature version of John Milton's epic poem, based on an adaptation…
Screen Actors Guild CEO Greg Hessinger has hired advertising industry veteran JoAnne Kessler as national director of commercial and industrial contracts.
Family faves ruled a moderate weekend at the foreign box office, with "Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit" taking the top spot with $9.23 million at 1,895 playdates in 13 markets, ending…
Hollywood's already started hoping that 2007 won't end up a sequel to 2001's labor woes. After four years of peace, fear of major labor trauma has begun rippling through the town as both SAG and the…
It's been more than a year since Viacom's Tom Freston signaled a much more aggressive course for Paramount Classics. The question, now that the specialty division has parted company with co-prexies…
Paramount has acquired film rights to Bella Pollen's novel "Midnight Cactus," setting up the romance with Par-based Michael London.
The AFL-CIO, rocked this summer by the defection of seven major unions, announced Thursday that its executive council has approved formation of a panel consisting of the key showbiz unions.