Even a 41% pay increase can't bring SAG members together. Six years after a bitter six-month strike over its commercials contract, the Screen Actors Guild remains divided over whether the work…
Dracula is rising once again at Universal. Studio has acquired the spec script "Dracula Year Zero" by tyro scribes Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless and set it up with Michael De Luca to produce via his…
A federal judge in Denver has ordered four companies to stop selling cleaned-up versions of Hollywood films, finding that the practice violates federal copyright law.
The Screen Actors Guild has reached a deal with producers on a new contract covering live-action shows produced directly for basic cable television, such as "The Shield," "Monk" and "The Closer."
The Burbank Unified School District has agreed to contract with FilmL.A. to facilitate on-location film production at 20 campuses. The district's approved a one-year contract, with options for…
"Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" plundered plenty of riches overseas, launching with a socko $46.6 million at 1,345 playdates in only seven foreign markets over the weekend.
Add Rosa Blasi to the long list of stars -- including Nia Vardalos, Aisha Tyler, Thomas Haden Church, Jewel, Pam Anderson and Arsenio Hall -- who have gotten into prolonged legal disputes with…
Sanaa Hamri will direct Iraqi war drama "Dreams of a Dying Heart" for Focus Features. Kristin Harms and Larry Kennar are producing via Harms Way Prods. and Code Entertainment, respectively.
With absolutely huge tracking numbers for Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" -- more than 50% of those polled in one survey said it's their first choice pic to see this weekend -…
Bristol Bay Prods. will produce an untitled engineering school comedy and has tapped the writing team of Suzanne Francis and Gabe Grifoni to script.
Twentieth Century Fox Intl. has tapped Croft & Co. as its theatrical distributor for New Zealand, following the departure of Royce Moodabe, who is retiring after 57 years.