Daniel Petrie Jr. has ended his second term as WGA West president with his guns blazing. Petrie has sent an aggrieved four-page letter to all 8,000 WGA West members to complain about accusations…
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," staying tasty in overseas markets, dominated a moderate weekend at the foreign box office with $13.7 million from nearly 4,000 prints in 55 markets.
Paramount has tapped Dimension's marketing chief Josh Greenstein to serve in the newly created position of senior VP, creative advertising.
For nearly 40 years, the head of the MPAA was Hollywood's face in D.C. Now the org is adding a second, and more familiar, face in Hollywood's backyard. But are two heads better than one?
Screen Actors Guild members have elected Alan Rosenberg to a two-year term as their 24th president -- a vote that is sure to cast storm clouds over future labor negotiations with studios, nets and…
The DGA has re-elected veteran director Michael Apted to a two-year term as president. Apted, who joined the DGA in 1978, was chosen Saturday via acclamation by 130 delegates to the guild's national…
Prolific producer John Davis, a mainstay of the Fox stable for more than a decade, has extended his first-look deal with 20th Century Fox for five years.
Paramount's tapped Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Auburn to pen an off-kilter adventure version of the seminal knight's story "St. George and the Dragon" with Red Wagon's Doug Wick and Lucy…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has nominated feature films, shorts, continuing series and limited series for its achievement awards. Winners will be feted at the IDA Awards Benefit Gala Dec. 9 at the…
The Directors Guild of America and the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers have reached a tentative agreement for a four-year commercial contract.
The Screen Actors Guild is on the verge of a major makeover as a diverse trio of candidates look to replace prexy Melissa Gilbert. Results will be announced today for the election pitting Robert…