Paramount has signed Oscar-winning scribe Christopher McQuarrie ("The Usual Suspects") to pen an untitled military action-adventure for Par-based Alphaville.
Marcelo Mitnik, an Argentina native and UCLA graduate student, has won the inaugural Sidney Sheldon Writing Scholarship.
Now more than ever, the writers are alone. On the same day WGA West prexy Charles Holland stepped down over controversy about his resume, the memberships of SAG and AFTRA overwhelmingly ratified a…
Charles Holland has thrown in the towel, resigning as WGA West prexy over worries that he would undermine writers' bargaining power at upcoming negotiations. Move, announced Thursday afternoon…
Paramount Pictures is taking another swing at "The Club," tapping Emmy winner Ali LeRoi to pen the golfing comedy.
Shedding light on a bitter squabble involving below-the-line unions, a federal lawsuit asserts that retired drivers, plumbers and plasterers were illegally penalized last year through exclusion from…
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise will bring "The War of the Worlds" to the bigscreen, with Cruise expected to star. Spielberg is now completing work on "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks and Catherine…
Trustees of the Writers Guild-Industry health and pension funds have tapped veteran exec Terence L. Young as administrator, replacing Thomas J. Hendricks.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has organized Bravo's reality show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" in Gotham.
Tyro scribes Paul Benson and Matt Sullivan have sold an untitled spoof of martial arts films to Dream Entertainment.
FCC commissioner Jonathan Adelstein has promised to press the battle against media consolidation, contending such efforts are crucial to maintaining artistic expression.