Union publicists have tapped Walt Disney Studios chairman Richard Cook to receive the org's Motion Picture Showmanship Award.
Whether audiences love or hate the movie, they have to agree that "Bad Santa" is a good title. A film's title should be like a coming attraction: It lets the audience know what they're getting.
A funny thing has happened to standup comedy films -- they've nearly disappeared.
Thank the Lord for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." That was the mantra from international distribs and exhibs as 2003 drew to a close amid sizzling returns for the finale of Peter…
The Producers Guild of America, which announces its award nominees Jan. 5, has already worked out how to avoid a traffic jam at the podium.
WGA West prexy Victoria Riskin has offered an optimistic outlook for what are expected to be rocky negotiations while warning that the studios will plead poverty.
Screenwriter Garner Simmons has asked California Labor Commissioner Arthur Lujan to intervene in his complaint against the WGA West over its refusal to arbitrate his claim of a writing credit on…
Get out of the way of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King." With New Line's trilogy capper amassing $270 million in foreign markets in its first dozen days, avoiding head-to-head…
Third time's the charm for helmer Peter Jackson. The final installment of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy has turned even more golden than its two predecessors in its tour around the world.
Writers and studios are on a collision course over the red-hot DVD market. The Writers Guild of America, responding to rising ire among members over their slim slice of the revenue pie, has elevated…
Leaders of Actors' Equity have approved proposals for contract negotiations with the University Resident Theater Assn. in what will be a precursor to upcoming talks with Broadway producers.