New Regency has hired helmer Gary Fleder to develop "Runaway Jury," its adaptation of the John Grisham bestseller, while concurrently inking an overall, first-look deal with his Mojo Films banner.
The board of the Assn. of Talent Agents has given its unanimous blessing to the ATA's tentative deal to revamp the Screen Actors Guild's master franchise agreement and loosen ownership restrictions…
Twentieth Century Fox is in talks with helmer John Moore ("Behind Enemy Lines") to remake of the 1965 thriller "The Flight of the Phoenix."
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SAG is about to take the final step to cut the size of its national board to 62 from 107 and trigger another election next September.
The Screen Actors Guild has reached an out-of-court settlement with a former business rep who alleged race discrimination, the third such settlement by SAG in recent months.
The Caucus for TV Producers, Writers & Directors has tapped a slate of officers, with longtime member Chuck Fries as the new chair for the next two years.
SAG staff continued Monday its spin campaign to sell the Guild's tentative deal with the Assn. of Talent Agents to revamp the master franchise agreement.
In another unpredictable turn in this wide-open awards season, the Producers Guild of America has tapped "Moulin Rouge" winner of its best picture award.
Studios and Hollywood unions have decided to delay a first-ever meeting this week to discuss ways of putting the brakes on runaway production, including perhaps agreeing to contract concessions.
And the winner is ... Julian Fellowes for only needing a year from starting work on "Gosford Park" to seeing it go into production.