Leaders of SAG and AFTRA have endorsed the proposed two-year extension to the unions' commercials contract, triggering a ratification vote by members.
The buccaneers are nearly billionaires. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" scored its eighth straight weekend victory at the foreign box office with $17.8 million at 7,387 playdates…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has tapped veteran feature film publicist Katherine Orloff to rep the union in its dealings with all media.
For 39 years, New Line's Bob Shaye has confidently headed the studio that he founded, making fast decisions, both economic and artistic. So why is he suddenly feeling so vulnerable?
John Leguizamo, Hector Elizondo and Fernanda Montenegro have joined the cast of "Love in the Time of Cholera," directed by Mike Newell. The trio join Javier Bardem, Benjamin Bratt and Giovanna…
Slow delivery of residual checks, often stretching into delays of several months, continues to plague SAG and AFTRA members. In the latest manifestation of the problem, the AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit…
Mandalay Integrated Media Entertainment has acquired feature rights to Christopher Titus' script "Five Seconds," a drama set in the world of drag racing, with Titus on board to star. Dan Angel…
Hollywood, clean up your act. A national janitors union has presented Golden Broom Awards for the "worst place for janitors to work" to NBC Studios, Universal Citywalk and Warner Music Group.
Hollywood's turbulent summer is nearing completion on a muted note with a quartet of medium-profile launches this weekend. Warner's raunchy laffer "Beerfest" bows at 2,964 playdates, but Disney's…
New Line Cinema has tapped Paul Bettany ("The Da Vinci Code") to star opposite Brendan Fraser in its family fantasy "Inkheart," to be directed by Iain Softley. "Inkheart," which spent 19 weeks on the…
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped Oliver Stone to receive its director of the year award.