New Line has named Kelli Turner senior VP of business development, with responsibility for new business opportunities, film performance analysis and ongoing development of digital strategy.
Women and minority writers remain significantly underrepresented on the staffs of TV shows, according to a preliminary report by the Writers Guild of America West.
The sound of saber rattling is starting to crescendo early. Although the WGA's contract for showbiz writers doesn't expire for nearly a year and a half, the guild's aggressive tactics have unnerved…
Looking to make a splash at the upfronts, the WGA West will bring out four high-profile showrunners to draw attention to writers' complaints about increased product placement.
Tom Cruise remained a powerful draw at the foreign box office and the second weekend of "Mission: Impossible 3" maintained its lead overseas with $40.5 million at 7,390 screens in 57 markets.
John Davis has named production exec Derek Dauchy president of production at his Fox-based shingle, replacing longtime chief Wyck Godfrey. Dauchy was head of development at Revolution Studios, where…
Relentless optimism and cracking wise underlined the Producers Guild of America's Celebration of Diversity at the Beverly Wilshire on May 9.
Paramount's been trumpeting its bold moves and risktaking under Brad Grey. But it's become decidedly cautious about letting go of old projects.
While the controversial 9/11 movie "United 93" surprised many with a relatively strong $11.5 million opening frame at 1,795 theaters, it was equally surprising the next weekend when the pic dropped…
The Writers Guild of America will further its status as the biz's most confrontational union in the next few days. WGA leaders are heading into the lion's den, attending the network upfronts in…
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has reupped showbiz pals Danny DeVito, Bill Duke, Clint Eastwood and Tom Werner to two-year slots on the 13-member California Film Commission.