The AFL-CIO has tapped Screen Actors Guild prexy Alan Rosenberg as a member of its executive council, replacing former SAG president Melissa Gilbert.
David Lynch's distribution shingle Absurda has contracted 518 Media to assist in theatrical distribution for "Inland Empire," his surreal three-hour drama.
Andrew Lauren Prods. is aiming to develop a horror project based on the life of gun heiress Sarah Winchester and has tapped Peter J. Tomasi to script.
Mandate Pictures has hired creative exec Nicole Brown as VP production to oversee and manage the company's creative department.
New Line has bought an untitled comedy pitch about female relationships from writer/director Rob McKittrick for mid-six figures against low seven figures and set the project up with Contrafilm and…
Two weeks after Tom Cruise revived United Artists, Overture Pictures is trying to build a filmmaking roster populated by veterans of UA and MGM.
"Borat" may be hated in his fictional Kazakhstan homeland, but there's plenty of box office love everywhere else. Mirroring its solid domestic performance, Sacha Baron Cohen's offbeat spoof scored…
New Line has made a preemptive purchase of Seth Bass and Jonathan Tolins' comedy pitch "Birth Mother" and set it up with David Kirschner, Corey Sienega and Nick Davis.
The Writers Guild of America and ABC have agreed to meet Nov. 29 for bargaining on the contract covering about 250 newsroom employees in Washington, D.C., and New York.
It's Borat's world now. Though Sacha Baron Cohen may be despised in Kazakhstan, "Borat" stunned the international marketplace with a convincing launch weekend of $18.6 million at only 993 playdates…
Last week's American Film Market in Santa Monica, Calif., boasted more sellers than ever, but too few offered what buyers wanted most: the go-to, not-quite movie star.