Producer David Permut ("Face/Off") has acquired the rights to the screenplay "Goodbye Dali," penned by Yaniv Raz and veteran thesp Allan Rich, a comic look at Rich's relationship with the Spanish…
A federal judge has dismissed a screenwriter's suit against the WGA West over how it awarded credited on "The Last Samurai," asserting the guild has wide discretion in credits administration.
The ad industry and the American Federation of Musicians have reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract covering $100 million in wages.
Having just reached a deal with studios and networks, the Writers Guild now has a headache awaiting it in court. It's facing a Dec. 14 trial in Los Angeles over how it awards screenwriter credits.
"In America" director Jim Sheridan has signed on to helm Paramount/MTV action-adventure pic "Locked and Loaded," featuring rap star 50 Cent.
Although the tentative deal reached by the Writers Guild has received strong backing from the WGA West board (16-1), the WGA East Council has given only a 10-6 endorsement to the pact.
Paramount and Carsey-Werner have decided to go miniature golfing, snapping up an untitled pitch from Bobby Newmyer and Scott Strauss' Outlaw Prods.
Pulling the plug on boosting DVD payouts, the Writers Guild of America has agreed to a tentative three-year deal with studios and nets that includes hikes worth $58 million, two-thirds of which are…
Paramount Pictures has set director John Singleton and is negotiating with Mark Wahlberg to star in revenge tale "Four Brothers." Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing the pic, slated for a January…
Frank Darabont believes Morgan Freeman can do anything. "He's always flown in the face of stereotypical African-American casting," the writer-director noted in introducing the honoree at the…