Twentieth Century Fox is looking to lasso the Loch Ness Monster and Big Foot, purchasing action-comedy pitch "Animal Control" for low-six figures for Barry Josephson to produce.
Hollywood labor unions remain divided over the hot-button issue of penalties against film and TV producers who use Canadian subsidies on projects intended for the U.S. market.
Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn has made a pitch to Hollywood labor unions to oppose breaking up the city.
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On the eve of this year's U.S. Open, New Line Cinema has tapped Jim Kouf to pen the script for the Jamie Foxx golf comedy "Ingle Woods."
The Directors Guild of America's national board has approved a three-year pact with ABC, CBS and NBC following negotiations that launched seven months ago.
SAG CEO Bob Pisano is considering closing some of SAG's smaller regional offices as part of his "top-to-bottom" reorg of the guild.
"Wheel of Fortune" production designer Richard Stiles has retired after 27 years in the slot, believed to be the longest continuous employment of a production designer on a single TV show.
The Writers Guild of America's two branches have announced they are launching a low-budget agreement specifically covering indie features budgeted at under $750,000.
In an apparent move to bolster local political alliances, Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn has skedded a confab with leaders of Hollywood labor unions for today.
Veteran production designer Harold Michelson has been tapped to receive the Hollywood Film Festival's Richard Sylbert Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award.