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…
Breaking its two-week silence after the DGA's deal with studios and nets, the Writers Guild of America has announced it's going to try restarting stalled talks with studios and nets.
Paramount Pictures has signed Ehren Kruger ("The Ring," "The Ring 2") to pen sci-fi adventure-actioner "A Princess of Mars." Par-based Alphaville Prods. plans to begin shooting in 10-12 months with…
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists will launch talks Tuesday in Gotham on its network code contract, the union's biggest contract, with $400 million in annual earnings for members.
Paramount's remake of "Alfie," starring Jude Law, is moving back two weeks, to Nov. 5, to fill the slot vacated by Warner Bros.' "Alexander." "We are going to take advantage of this opportunity,"…
Incumbents won most of the slots in the Writers Guild of America East elections, which had been delayed for two weeks following possible mishandling of 16 ballots.
The Producers Guild of America is trying to put its foot down on the proliferation of questionable credits. The big question is: Will the studios and dealmakers go along with a fundamental change in…
Wait 'til next year is the new mantra at the WGA. Feature and TV writers hoping for a new contract will now be looking to SAG to open up a new front on the contentious issue of DVD residuals after…
Ross Siegel has been promoted to director of development at Paramount-based Guy Walks Into a Bar, the comedy shingle headed by Jon Berg and Todd Komarnicki.
DreamWorks' Michael Bay-directed actioner "The Island" will be co-financed by Warner Bros., the studio has confirmed. Following initial tensions over the pic's script and budget, a start date has…