SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West and the Motion Picture & Television Fund have reached a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract.
Indie shingle Bold Films has signed Joseph Ruben to direct medical thriller "Jack," with shooting expected to begin this fall.
Paramount Pictures has purchased Jay Dyer's spec "Hot for Teacher," with J.J. Abrams to produce via his studio-based Bad Robot shingle.
Fear of an actors strike pushed first-quarter feature production in Hollywood up by 11%, but TV production plunged due to the WGA strike, according to permitting agency FilmL.A.
Overture Films has signed Bob Teitel and George Tillman's State Street Pictures to a three-year first-look deal.
In a major step forward on "The Hobbit," Guillermo del Toro has signed on to direct the New Line-MGM tentpole and its sequel.
Will the Screen Actors Guild blink, now that it has an extra week at the negotiating table?
HandMade Films and director Charles Shyer have cast 9-year-old Australian actress Jordana Beatty for the title role in "Eloise in Paris" opposite Uma Thurman.
Though large gaps remain between SAG and the majors, the two sides have made enough headway toward a feature-primetime deal to extend bargaining an extra week until May 2.
Etchie Stroh of Moonstone Entertainment and Jay Firestone are partnering on Prestige Films, focusing on distribution of features plus a combined catalog of more than 50 films from their respective…
Phoenix Pictures has snapped up Javier Rodriguez's spec script "The Heretic" and is fast-tracking the Renaissance-era action-adventure thriller.