Paramount Pictures has bought a high-concept comedy pitch from Steve Brill, on the heels of helming the studio's backwoods comedy "Without a Paddle."
Paramount has renewed its first-look deal with producer Walter Latham for two years and agreed to launch a Latham Entertainment Media homevideo label as part of the agreement.
Paramount has caught up with Alfred Hitchcock's "To Catch a Thief," setting up a modern-day remake of the romantic thriller with Original Film partner Neal Moritz producing and Todd Komarnicki…
Off-lot film production in Los Angeles County staged a mild rebound in March, gaining 13% from February, while TV production set an all-time record as a burst of pilots pushed activity up by a…
With a complete lack of showbiz fanfare, talks between writers and studios kicked off Monday amid guarded optimism from both sides. Monday's session began with the exchange of proposals at 10 a.m. at…
A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit asserting that retired drivers, plumbers and plasterers were illegally penalized last year through exclusion from a traditional pension payout.
Former Paramount prexy John Goldwyn and producer Sara Colleton ("Riding in Cars With Boys") have optioned Sabin Willett's "Present Value," a tale of suburban overachievers whose lives unravel.
The clock starts ticking today for writers. With only four weeks before the May 2 expiration of the current three-year contract, the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture…
Rep. Diane Watson, the Los Angeles Democrat who heads the Congressional Entertainment Caucus, has ramped up the campaign seeking to keep Universal's "Cinderella Man" from filming in Canada.
Daniel Petrie Jr. is about to get a lot more famous in Hollywood. Petrie, whose previous brush with fame came with an Oscar nom for "Beverly Hills Cop," leads the WGA West into what will likely be…
Adrian Loudermilk's Venture Management has optioned feature rights to Marcus Gray's "The Clash: The Return of the Last Gang in Town."