Veteran union activist Marvin Kaplan has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Los Angeles local of AFTRA, defeating second VP Ron Morgan. He succeeds Susan Boyd in the post.
Don't schedule any free time for February: The final pieces are in place for the kudocast schedule next year.
About 140 administrative employees of the Disney Stores have received layoff notices effective in 60 days.
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Hawk Koch for its Charles FitzSimons award for extraordinary service on behalf of the PGA.
Paramount Pictures has signed veteran production exec Michael Aguilar and scribe Dean Georgaris to a two-year, first-look production deal.
Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki, partners at the Guy Walks Into a Bar film/TV production shingle, have sold corporate comedy feature pitch "The Retreat" to New Line.
Helen Hunt has endorsed the proposed SAG-AFTRA "consolidation-and-affiliation" plan and said her name was used improperly as backing a no vote.
Billy Jack is on the way back. Tom Laughlin, who portrayed the quiet loner in three indie films he directed in the 1970s, is prepping " 'Billy Jack' Laughlin for President" as a doc-fiction combo to…
Roberta Reardon has been elected president of AFTRA's New York local, succeeding Anne Gartlan, who won for first VP.
Showbiz employment in Los Angeles County will see a mild uptick through the rest of this year and 2004, the UCLA Anderson Forecast has predicted.