Billy Jack is on the way back. Tom Laughlin, who portrayed the quiet loner in three indie films he directed in the 1970s, is prepping " 'Billy Jack' Laughlin for President" as a doc-fiction combo to…
Roberta Reardon has been elected president of AFTRA's New York local, succeeding Anne Gartlan, who won for first VP.
Showbiz employment in Los Angeles County will see a mild uptick through the rest of this year and 2004, the UCLA Anderson Forecast has predicted.
Filmmaker Gary Ross is in final negotiations to direct "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" for Paramount Pictures.
Paramount and Nickelodeon have tapped David Berenbaum ("Elf," "Haunted Mansion") to pen family-adventure "Arthur Spiderwick's Guide to the Fantastic World Around You."
The Illinois Legislature has approved wage-based incentive legislation designed to encourage more film and television production.
In a last-minute shot prior to today's expected easing of media ownership rules, the Writers Guild of America West has questioned the veracity of how congloms count independent producers.
The King of All Media has blessed the proposed SAG-AFTRA consolidation and affiliation.
The calendar is only one of the challenges for "Seabiscuit," an $80 million co-production by Universal, DreamWorks and Spyglass. The horse-racing saga bows July 25 against two more typical summer…
Working Title Films has acquired film rights to "The Baby Dinner," Nancy Jo Sales' tale of modern motherhood in Manhattan, and tapped Kate Robin to pen the script.