Casting directors and associates in Los Angeles and New York have moved a step closer to a strike if they aren't granted recognition as a bargaining unit represented by the Intl. Brotherhood of…
The Producers Guild of America has tapped Golden Globe nominees Julian McMahon ("Nip/Tuck," "Fantastic Four") and Virginia Madsen to announce the competitive category nominees in television and…
Broadway director John Rando ("Urinetown") has agreed to helm campus comedy "The College Experience" for Warner Bros. with Adam Schroeder and Geri Robert producing.
A state-funded study has found that the number of showbiz jobs in California grew by 29% between 1991 and 2002 -- significantly faster than the 17% hike for private employment overall in the state…
NBC's "The West Wing" and HBO's "Sex and the City" drew two nominations each for Writers Guild of America TV scripting awards. The small-screen noms, announced Wednesday, also saw WGA members select…
Fox has decided to become a parent to "The Only Child," preemptively buying the comedy pitch from "King of the Hill" writer-exec producers Sivert Glarum and Michael Jamin for Barry Josephson to…
The Producers Guild of America has switched the site of its Jan. 22 awards show to Culver Studios from the Century Plaza due to a union boycott of the hotel.
Hollywood's actors unions want a deal by Christmas. SAG and AFTRA, which start bargaining Dec. 6 with the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers, are aiming to conclude negotiations on…
Producer Chuck Gordon has acquired film rights to Tim McGraw's Grammy-nominated song "Live Like You Were Dying" for his Daybreak Prods. shingle.
Adrian Loudermilk's Venture Management has acquired film rights to the story of college writer-for-hire Elena Martinez.
"The Incredibles" remained robust amid otherwise lukewarm returns from rival entries last week such as "The Polar Express," while "Alexander" conquered mid-sized territories as it prepped for…