Paramount chief Brad Grey has named longtime publicist Janet Hill exec VP of corporate communications. Hill, who's been senior VP of West Coast corporate communications for MTV Networks, will oversee…
Aiming at the fast-growing Latino demographic, actor-producer Moctesuma Esparza's Maya Cinemas is launching its first branded multiplex, a 14-screener, on July 29 in Salinas.
Launching its first best-of list, the Writers Guild of America has unveiled its "101 Greatest Screenplays" project. List will be determined by the 12,000 WGA members, who will vote online and through…
With Brad Grey's overhaul of Paramount's executive suite in full swing, motion picture group exec VP Bruce Tobey is ankling the studio. Tobey's departure comes after last week's hiring of Revolution…
The local job market in entertainment is continuing its steady increase this year with 3,100 new slots -- representing a 1.9% gain -- to boost the Hollywood total to 161,300, according to a study…
Paramount's getting the blues, acquiring film rights to vintage cartoon characters the Smurfs and setting up development of a 3-D CGI feature with producer Jordan Kerner and Nickelodeon Movies.
Hollywood studios and producers have agreed to a pair of class-action settlements of lawsuits -- one for $5.35 million for late payments to discharged employees and one for $1 million for disputed…
Producer-manager Adrian Loudermilk died Saturday from injuries sustained in a San Diego County traffic accident in which he was passenger. He was 30.
Revolution Studios' Daniel Ferleger, who's been heading business and legal affairs, now also will oversee finance, physical production and administration.
Paramount has decided to go "Looking for Alaska," signing "The OC" creator Josh Schwartz to write and direct the coming-of-age comedy-drama and setting up the project with Mark Waters and Jessica…
Leaders of American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have elected John Connolly to a third two-year term as president. Connolly, a Los Angeles-based actor with recent credits on "The West…