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."
Paramount is revving up development of a feature set in the world of customized cars, buying a pitch by thesp Michael Rapaport and producer Andre Harrell for MTV Films to produce.
The election committee of the Intl. Cinematographers Guild has decided to void the current ballots for delegates to the IATSE convention, citing possible confusion over the voting instructions.
Paramount has tapped scribes Stuart Beattie and John Enbom in separate deals to adapt Tom Clancy novels "With Remorse" and "Rainbow Six," respectively -- both centered on Clancy's shadowy John Clark…
Paramount has tapped Susan Sarandon for Cameron Crowe's romantic comedy "Elizabethtown," starring along with Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom.
With negotiations starting next week, the PR battle between writers and studios has been triggered. Both sides began scrambling this week to portray themselves sympathetically, along with launching…
The board of the Writers Guild of America West has tapped screenwriter and industry veteran Carl Gottlieb as its new VP to fill the slot left vacant two weeks ago when Daniel Petrie Jr. became…