WGA West exec director David Young has issued a strong defense of the writers strike, and gone on record as supporting SAG's demand that its next contract end in 2011, not 2012.
Marketing exec Shawna L. Brakefield has launched the Brakefield Co. as an independent production and marketing shingle.
The outlook on Hollywood's labor front is getting murkier.
The SAG stalemate is here to stay for at least a few more weeks, as it's unlikely that either side is going to budge on the issue of when the feature-primetime contract expires.
The Art Directors Guild has added about 500 members by completing its restructuring following its merger with smaller unions representing illustrators and set designers.
Domestic theater admissions were up an unheard of 9.3% in January and February, usually one of the slowest times of the year. This weekend, observers will be watching to see if Disney's new entry…
Ed Helms is branching out from "The Office," setting up an untitled Civil War feature with Warner Bros., with castmate Steve Carell producing through his Warner-based Carousel banner.
In a move that imposes eligibility rules on the WGA East membership, leaders of the WGA West and the WGA East have reached agreement on joint standards for voting on nationwide issues such as strike…
Warner Bros. is going on a suicide mission, setting up the DC Comics property "Suicide Squad" for Dan Lin ("Sherlock Holmes") to produce as a potential franchise.
Directors Guild of America president Michael Apted has been honored by Queen Elizabeth II for his work in the film and TV industries, including six years as DGA president.
Melissa Leo has joined the cast of indie drama "Betty Ann Waters" alongside Hilary Swank, Minnie Driver and Sam Rockwell.