Nick Films and Tollin/Robbins Prods. will go to "Nerd Camp," optioning film rights to Burkhard Bilger's New Yorker article about summer programs for gifted children.
SAG president Melissa Gilbert and AFTRA prexy John Connolly are scheduled to speak today a outside the Regent Beverly Wilshire in support for 3,000 Los Angeles hotel workers who have been without a…
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Fay Kanin to receive its Edmund H. North Award for leadership and career achievement. The kudo will be presented at the WGA West's Honorary Service Awards…
Midway Games may not be for sale, yet, but the Sumner Redstone-owned vidgame publisher and his media conglom Viacom are playing very nicely. Both companies confirmed that Midway CEO David Zucker will…
The Producers Guild of America has decided to get serious about the proliferation of undeserved producer credits and is willing to go to court to prove the point.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped veteran TV writer and board member Irma Kalish to receive the Valentine Davies Award for community service.
The Writers Guild of America has started to push the door open to cover the scribes who pen the plots to videogames as well as the stories made for the Web, wireless devices, virtual reality and…
Baldwin Entertainment Group ("Ray") has optioned film rights to Julia Butterfly Hill's "The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods" and signed Oscar winner…
Tim Robbins and Miranda Otto are in negotiations to join Tom Cruise and Steven Spielberg for Paramount/DreamWorks' "War of the Worlds." Thesps would join Dakota Fanning, who will portray the daughter…
With typical unanimity, DGA leaders have recommended that members approve the three-year tentative contract with studios and nets. The guild's national board OK'd the deal in Gotham without dissent…