Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell has signed a bill providing a 20% tax credit for production expenses incurred in the state for producers spending at least 60% of their budget shooting in the…
Paramount Pictures has assigned producer John Goldwyn to ramp up a sequel to "The Italian Job," the F. Gary Gray-directed remake that starred Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron and Edward Norton.
In a first-ever prosecution over a SAG membership scam, the Los Angeles City Attorney has filed charges against an alleged con artist for offering forged SAG vouchers in exchange for work as seat…
Producers Ronald Shusett and Daniel Alter have optioned feature rights to Jordan Raskin's upcoming Image Comics series "Industry of War."
Paramount's "Mission: Impossible 3" has hit another bump, losing Joe Carnahan as director due to "creative differences" less than two months before cameras are due to roll.
The Directors Guild of America has renewed its criticism of TV networks for failing to follow through on promises of improved hiring of female and minority helmers.
Is "Star Trek" out of gas -- or dilithium crystals, as the "Trek" faithful would say? The bigscreen "Star Trek: Nemesis" stumbled two years ago. UPN recently banished the fourth season of low-rated…
Spider-Man and Shrek are ruling the box office world through the power of sequels while Michael Moore shows potent drawing power in the first foreign forays for "Fahrenheit 9/11."
Here! Films has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the comedy "Straight-Jacket" from SRO Films and plans a fall release. "Straight-Jacket" was originally produced as an Off Broadway play in…
Bob Edwards and Willard Scott received the second annual media and entertainment excellence awards at the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists' national plenary in Gotham.