Hollywood's hot streak should stay sizzling this weekend. Box office for 2002 already has crossed the $4 billion mark, up an astounding 20% from the same period of 2001. That trend won't be reversed…
Hollywood's scribes have begun to re-examine the sticky issue of exactly who deserves writing credits on features and TV.
Peta Wilson, who toplined TV's "La Femme Nikita," has signed as the femme lead in "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" for 20th Century Fox.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$5.6M Cumulative:$24.3M Sony / Screen Gems -42.28%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 22Daily:$4.2M Cumulative:$15.9M Warner Brothers -44.30%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$306.0M Disney -46.66%
Screen Actors Guild prexy Melissa Gilbert has switched representation from ICM to the William Morris Agency, where she will be repped by her former manager turned agent Erwin More.
Citing lack of a central repository for Hollywood's design work, a group of industryites has announced formation of a nonprofit Center for Film & TV Design.
Citing the production boom in areas beyond traditional features and TV, the Producers Guild of America has formally recognized producers of new media.
AFTRA national exec director Greg Hessinger and veteran broadcaster Belva Davis have been tapped to speak at next week's FCC hearings on setting new equal employment opportunity rules.
SAG leaders have taken a potentially significant step toward hammering out a new master franchise agreement with agents to replace the guild regulations that expired two months ago.
The Writers Guild of America East has decided to bring its PR functions inhouse and tapped entertainment industry veteran Sindy Gordon to manage all aspects of public relations and events.
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists has promoted execs Herta Suarez and Andy Schefman to newly created national staff posts.