The Dept. of Labor will supervise a special presidential election for the Writers Guild of America West due to a finding that last year's prexy contest violated federal labor law because Victoria…
Nickelodeon Movies and Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment are moving forward on sci-fi actioner "The Mark," a long-in-development project, with Smith toplining.
Studios have endorsed the DGA's offer to ban most first-time directors from receiving the "film by" credit on features.
Nickelodeon Movies has signed up Scarlett Johansson, Alec Baldwin and Jeffrey Tambor for voice work in its animated "The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie."
"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…