Breaking a longstanding taboo, Fox is releasing male-driven pic "Taken" on Super Bowl weekend in the hopes of tackling enough business on Friday and Saturday.
While the Screen Actors Guild and the Writers Guild of America have been grabbing headlines for the past year, the Directors Guild of America has mostly gone back under the radar.
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped John Oliver, correspondent on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," as host of its Feb. 7 awards ceremony at the Hudson Theatre in New York.
Allen Fischer and E. Brian Dobbins have been promoted to partner at Principato-Young Entertainment.
Fox Atomic has snapped up comedy spec "The Sitter" by Brian Gatewood and Alessandro Tanaka.
Despite the firing of Doug Allen and Tuesday's resumption of contract talks with the congloms, the Screen Actors Guild's threatened strike remains alive -- at least on SAG's website, which still…
Amanda Seyfried will topline Myriad Pictures' adaptation of Oscar Wilde's comedy "A Woman of No Importance" opposite Annette Bening and Sean Bean.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped Italian screenwriter Suso D'Amico as the first recipient of its Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement.
British theater director John Doyle has signed to helm Horton Foote's ensemble drama "Main Street" for Reliant Pictures. Lensing is set to launch March 16 in Durham, N.C.
John Landis has sued Michael Jackson for allegedly failing to pay profits over the last four years from Jackson's "Thriller" video, which Landis co-wrote and directed in 1983.
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. rights to Snoot Entertainment's animated 3-D feature "Battle for Terra" and plan to release it on May 1.
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