Hyde Park Entertainment and Vincent Newman Entertainment have rediscovered "Paradise Lost." The banners have partnered to produce a feature version of John Milton's epic poem, based on an adaptation…
Screen Actors Guild CEO Greg Hessinger has hired advertising industry veteran JoAnne Kessler as national director of commercial and industrial contracts.
Family faves ruled a moderate weekend at the foreign box office, with "Wallace and Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit" taking the top spot with $9.23 million at 1,895 playdates in 13 markets, ending…
Hollywood's already started hoping that 2007 won't end up a sequel to 2001's labor woes. After four years of peace, fear of major labor trauma has begun rippling through the town as both SAG and the…
It's been more than a year since Viacom's Tom Freston signaled a much more aggressive course for Paramount Classics. The question, now that the specialty division has parted company with co-prexies…
The AFL-CIO, rocked this summer by the defection of seven major unions, announced Thursday that its executive council has approved formation of a panel consisting of the key showbiz unions.
Paramount has acquired film rights to Bella Pollen's novel "Midnight Cactus," setting up the romance with Par-based Michael London.
There's a truce in the bitter civil war between the WGA West and WGA East, and it may even lead to merger. New presidents Chris Albers and Patric Verrone have announced they're moving toward seeking…
David Dinerstein and Ruth Vitale are out as heads of Paramount Classics. Par chairman Brad Grey, who's been revamping the studio top to bottom, fired the pair Thursday morning even though there's no…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus to receive the org's 2005 career achievement award. Duo will be honored during the 21st annual IDA Awards benefit gala Dec. 9…
The Motion Picture & Television Fund has achieved the highest rating in patient satisfaction of health-care providers in Southern California, according to a survey of more than 51,000 patients.