Fast Carrier Pictures, near completion of principal photography on WWII drama "Silent Night," has optioned three feature properties.
Los Angeles County supervisors have endorsed a comprehensive audit of the troubled Entertainment Industry Development Corp., already under criminal investigation for lavish spending and questionable…
Contract negotiators for record labels and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists have put talks on a second two-month hiatus to perform research on health and retirement issues.
It may have not been a case of Saddam Hussein spoiling the party, but Screen Actors Guild prexy Melissa Gilbert's breakfast meeting with George Bush fell victim Tuesday to the president needing to…
Willem Dafoe has been tapped to topline as the villain in Fox Searchlight's drama "The Clearing" opposite Robert Redford and Helen Mirren.
SAG and AFTRA are moving toward a compromise on the issue of jurisdiction over off-network shows shot with digital cameras.
SAG Foundation's BookPALS program has tapped Andre Braugher ("Gideon's Crossing") as national spokesman.
Nearly a third of all performing artists do not have health insurance, more than twice the rate for the general population, according to estimates from the charitable group Actors Fund of America.
Backers of efforts to fight runaway production are about to launch an initiative asking that the World Trade Organization rule that Canadian production subsidies are illegal.
The Intl. Documentary Assn. will honor Ken Burns with its 2002 career achievement award.
Hollywood showbiz jobs are expected to increase by 9,500 next year and another 5,000 in 2004 after three years of declines, a local economist has predicted.