Showbiz scribes have lauded a pair of quirky frosh NBC sitcoms -- "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office" -- with three nominations each for Writers Guild of America TV scripting awards. Small-screen noms…
The Hatchery is birthing a feature adaptation of the horror-themed Broadway musical "Jekyll and Hyde" in partnership with Grand Illusions Media Partners. Jonathan Sanger will produce the…
New Line Cinema has pinkslipped about two dozen employees as part of a companywide belt-tightening. Affected staffers were notified Tuesday. The cuts, which had been rumored for weeks, will leave the…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have approved Ilyanne Morden Kichaven as Hollywood executive director, filling the slot for the first time in four years.
The domestic box office for 2005 now rests on a very broad pair of shoulders. In the last mega-launch of the year, "King Kong" hits 3,568 theaters domestically today and more than 6,000 in 56…
The Directors Guild of America has tapped Jerry H. Ziesmer, Joseph R. Aceti and Donald Jacob to receive DGA Awards recognizing lifetime career achievement and contributions to the guild.
The American Society of Cinematographers has selected Sydney Pollack to receive its Board of Governors Award, presented annually to an individual who has made "significant and enduring contributions…
It's still Harry Potter's world but there's plenty of room at the foreign box office for "The Chronicles of Narnia" as the family-friendly duo dominated international moviegoing over the weekend.
When it comes to titling films, Hollywood studios sometimes settle for the bland ("Prime"), the bizarre ("Zathura") and the incomprehensible ("XXX: State of the Union"). Not so with "Snakes on a…
Three years after being rocked by an embezzlement scandal, the Entertainment Industry Development Corp. has renamed itself Film L.A. Inc. Announcement comes just before the entity, which promotes…
The Writers Guild of America East has reached an agreement on a two-year contract with Big Big Prods. for the upcoming children's show, "It's a Big, Big World."