New York lawmakers have approved a state health insurance continuation assistance program aimed at laid-off workers and periodically employed entertainment performers.
Victoria Riskin has decided to seek a second two-year term as president of the Writers Guild of America, West, and will face Eric Hughes in her re-election bid.
For movie screenwriters and TV scribes, the Big Bucks are starting to dry up. Except for Hollywood superstars, salaries across the board are tilting downward -- so much so that the WGA West has just…
Former SAG prexy Barry Gordon has asked fellow performers to cool off in the heated battle over combining SAG and AFTRA.
New York state lawmakers have approved legislation to protect child actors, mirroring provisions of the Coogan Law in California.
Playwright and screenwriter George Axelrod, who penned "The Seven Year Itch" and adapted "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Manchurian Candidate," has died. He was 81.
"The Hulk" muscled its way to plenty of long green, morphing into the highest June opener ever at $62.6 million this weekend. Universal's misunderstood monster displaced "Austin Powers: The Spy Who…
Actors often thirst for attention, but even they are stunned by the plethora of pitches in the campaign to combine SAG and AFTRA. With the June 30 deadline for ballots fast approaching, thesps have…
In 1997, the WGA West trumpeted the fact that screenwriter earnings had surged an astonishing 81% over the previous five years, to $365.5 million. This year, WGA West will not even issue an annual…
Paramount Pictures has picked up U.S. distrib rights to "The World of Tomorrow," a retro sci-fi actioner starring Jude Law and Gwyneth Paltrow and directed by Kerry Conran.