Phillip Anschutz's Crusader Entertainment has acquired film rights to Ayn Rand's bestselling novel "Atlas Shrugged" and tapped James V. Hart to write the screenplay.
SAG and AFTRA have projected that the new Alliance of Intl. Media Artists will operate in the red for two years followed by significantly improved financial health over the next three years if the…
One of the most memorable moments among the upcoming crop of popcorn pics will be achingly familiar to Angelenos. That would be the nightmarish citywide traffic jam that's engineered in front of…
The chick flick is flexing its B.O. muscles. Once dismissed as femme fluff, such pics are showing surprising durability -- especially as counterprogramming to male-skewing movie heavyweights.
Paramount Pictures has decided to "Get a Life," preemptively buying the family comedy pitch to develop with Par-based Jordan Kerner.
In a plea for SAG solidarity, board member Richard Dreyfuss has asked for civility in the ongoing battles within the union. Dreyfuss made the appeal Thursday in an open letter to Screen Actors Guild…
Backers of the proposed SAG-AFTRA merger have received the blessing of the American Federation of Musicians, the third showbiz union to endorse the deal.
Only 2 months after the arrival of venture capitalist Kevin Wall as co-chairman at management/production shingle Immortal Entertainment, the company founded by music maven Happy Walters is being…
The battle over the SAG-AFTRA merger has heated up with both sides grabbing as much heavy-hitting star power as possible.
Lorenzo di Bonaventura has hired Bruckheimer Films' director of development Eric Howsam as VP of production at his Paramount-based shingle.
Off-lot production activity in Hollywood cooled off considerably during April from the robust levels seen earlier this year as concerns about shooting projects overseas appeared to ease.