New York state lawmakers have approved legislation to protect child actors, mirroring provisions of the Coogan Law in California.
Playwright and screenwriter George Axelrod, who penned "The Seven Year Itch" and adapted "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Manchurian Candidate," has died. He was 81.
"The Hulk" muscled its way to plenty of long green, morphing into the highest June opener ever at $62.6 million this weekend. Universal's misunderstood monster displaced "Austin Powers: The Spy Who…
In 1997, the WGA West trumpeted the fact that screenwriter earnings had surged an astonishing 81% over the previous five years, to $365.5 million. This year, WGA West will not even issue an annual…
Actors often thirst for attention, but even they are stunned by the plethora of pitches in the campaign to combine SAG and AFTRA. With the June 30 deadline for ballots fast approaching, thesps have…
Paramount Pictures has picked up U.S. distrib rights to "The World of Tomorrow," a retro sci-fi actioner starring Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow and directed by Kerry Conran.
Six-time Oscar nominee William A. Fraker has been tapped to receive the Camerimage lifetime achievement award at the 11th annual Intl. Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography.
Columbia has clocked in James Mangold to helm and Michael Brandt and Derek Haas to script a remake of 1957 Western "3:10 to Yuma."
SAG and AFTRA are likely to close a significant portion of the 30-plus offices outside Hollywood and Gotham, should the current proposal to combine the performers' unions be voted down.
Reps of SAG and AFTRA have hammered out an initial proposal for the upcoming commercials contract negotiations, three years after thesps staged the longest strike in Hollywood history.
Paramount Pictures has hired Jersey Films production president Pamela Abdy as VP of production, effective July 7.