The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has tapped PR vet Jayne Wallace to become its first national communications director.
A move to place limits on which SAG members can vote has been blasted as undemocratic by board member and former presidential candidate Eugene Boggs.
Moving long-stalled "The Hot Zone" toward the fast track, 20th Century Fox has attached "The Deep End" filmmaking team of Scott McGehee and David Siegel to co-direct the viral thriller.
The most recent state analysis of the key California bill to fight runaway production has boosted the cost estimate of the legislation by 57% to $650 million.
Continuing the ongoing squeeze on middle-class actors, the number of feature and TV jobs for Screen Actors Guild members plunged 9.3% last year to 48,167.
Fox 2000 has captured "Catch That Girl," paying mid-six figures for remake rights to the Danish teen-adventure pic of the same name.
IATSE Local 695, a Hollywood union repping 1,400 sound/video technicians and TV engineers, has backed investigating possible penalties against producers that use Canadian subsidies on projects…
At a time when nine-figure budgets and 3,000-theater openings dominate Hollywood's business, Fox Searchlight's approach seems almost quaint.
Sony's Columbia Pictures has decided to give the royal treatment to "The Little Lord." In a deal marking the first time Barry Josephson has done business with Col since serving as worldwide…
Hollywood's writers suffered essentially a no-growth year in 2001 as the spike in work from a threatened strike was washed out by the industry's subsequent slowdown.
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$143.4M Fox -61.96%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.3M Cumulative:$33.1M Universal Pictures -54.45%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$1.9M Cumulative:$19.4M Disney -59.06%