The second weekend of "The Golden Compass" showed far more traction overseas than domestically, with the film leading the foreign box office on the strength of a $29 million take from 6,800 playdates.
SAG and AFTRA are inching toward the bargaining table over a new basic film-TV contract with the AMPTP next year, even though the two performers unions are mired in ongoing disputes.
WGA East members have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new contract with ABC News after working without one for nearly three years.
Among the changes in Oscar regulations, by far the most notable is the tweaking of the Academy's "rule of three" -- that is, the number of producers allowed for best picture nominees and winners.
"Force majeure" -- it even sounds ominous. The possibility that Hollywood's studios could terminate contracts with creative talent under force majeure conditions has hung over the industry like the…
Big-budget epic "The Golden Compass" made far more coin in its international debut than Stateside, further evidence that fantasy as a genre is in full bloom overseas.
The writers strike has officially killed scripted TV production in Los Angeles.
Action heated up among the directors and writers on Thursday as the DGA said it would head to the bargaining table with the majors early next year, while the WGA filed an unfair labor practices…
With negotiations between striking writers and majors at an impasse, the WGA leadership isn't backing down.
With the Directors Guild of America expected to announce as early as today a start date for negotiations, the backchannels have started buzzing again to revive the smoldering remains of the WGA talks.
Even with the approach of the holiday season, the WGA strike won't start slowing down until next week.