Lions Gate has decided it can relate to "Notorious D.A.D.," buying the family comedy pitch from writers Bear Aderhold and Tom Sullivan and setting it up with Carl Beverly, Eric Tannenbaum and…
Ron Perlman, Charles Durning and Diana Scarwid have joined the cast of George Gallo's coming-of-age drama "Local Color." The independently financed film is currently lensing in Louisiana.
The Writers Guild of America has created three categories of awards to recognize excellence in writing small-screen series.
The WGA East has received high-profile backing in a strike against Big Big Prods., with endorsements via a letter of solidarity from Matthew Broderick, Tina Fey, Michael McKean, Sarah Jessica Parker…
Reality show writers have launched round two of their battle against nets and producers, as 10 writers sued Fox Broadcasting and Rocket Science Laboratories alleging violations of labor laws on…
Paramount has tapped producer-turned-writer Julie Durk to script the romantic comedy "How to Tell He's Not the One in 10 Days," the sequel to "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days," for producers Lynda Obst…
Employees of the master control operations unit of Fox Sports Intl. have ratified their first collective bargaining agreement, the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has announced.
Gov. George Pataki has vetoed a bill that could allow managers in New York to act as agents and procure employment for their clients, but without any of the restrictions or state oversight that…
Paramount has tapped Antoine Fuqua to direct "By Any Means Necessary," a contemporary action-adventure pic set up with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura.
Writers Guild Foundation program director Angela Wales Kirgo will take over as exec director for Patricia Rees Cummings, who will retire at the end of the month.
Warner Bros. has preemptively bought an untitled pitch from "Monsters, Inc." scribes Dan Gerson and Robert Baird for Donald De Line to produce. De Line's Warner Bros.-based production company is…