The Casting Society of America has tapped producer-writer-director John Wells to receive the org's career achievement award. CSA will present the kudo to Wells, whose credits include "ER," "The West…
The "American Girl" doll characters are headed for the bigscreen via a producing partnership of Walden Media, Goldsmith-Thomas Prods. and Julia Roberts' Red Om Films. First film from the team will be…
A group of about 50 Hollywood Foley artists has filed a complaint with the federal government over alleged misrepresentation by the Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
The dozen writers on "America's Next Top Model" have gone on strike over the refusal of the fledgling CW network to give in to their demand for a Writers Guild of America contract.
The smooth sailing continues for Disney's "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest." Pic dominated four new entries and easily won the weekend box office with $35 million at 4,133 playdates. What…
The dozen writers on "America's Next Top Model" may walk off the show as early as today. The scribes have threatened the job action after the fledgling network denied their request for representation…
The Intl. Cinematographers Guild's Publicists Awards has been set for Feb. 7 at the Beverly Hilton.
This weekend promises to be a particularly tight one at the box office as four new films open and a fifth, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," has a good shot at landing a three-peat in the…
The Natl. Assn of Broadcast Employees & Technicians -- Comunications Workers of America has reached a tentative three-year agreement with NBC Universal, covering about 2,500 employees.
Taking the route employed by many genre films, New Line has decided to avoid any potentially buzz-killing pre-release reviews of "Snakes on a Plane." "Snakes" will launch without press screenings…
New Line has found its "Hairspray" villain, setting Michelle Pfeiffer to play Velma von Tussel, the former Miss Baltimore Crabs beauty queen-turned-bitter Baltimore TV station owner.