Citing a computer error, the Writers Guild of America East is rerunning its council election for the second time. "We discovered a computer error that resulted in ballots being sent to noncurrent…
Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Robert Kirkman's teen-superhero comic "Invincible" and set up the potential franchise starter with Paramount-based Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Circle of…
SAG chief exec Bob Pisano plans to resign as head of the guild after 3½ tumultuous years and is expected to be replaced by AFTRA national exec director Greg Hessinger.
SAG and AFTRA members have ratified a new three-year deal covering film and primetime TV with a 76.5% endorsement that includes an estimated $200 million in gains but no advances on DVD residuals.
Paramount Pictures has promoted Sara Spring to senior VP, feature production management from her current VP slot, which she has held for four years.
Clint Eastwood and Hilary Swank ascended into elite company Sunday with Oscar wins for "Million Dollar Baby." Eastwood became the 18th director to win two or more helming Academy Awards while Swank…
The third time was definitely the charm for Charlie Kaufman as Hollywood's quirkiest writer won the original screenplay Oscar for Focus Features' "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," based on a…
Fox Searchlight's "Sideways," a critical favorite for its nuanced blend of comedy and pathos, capped a solid Oscar campaign with a win for Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor for adapted screenplay.
Nobody's going on a diet in Hollywood. Despite the pro forma gnashing of teeth over rising costs and the glut of pics at the weekend box office, the major studios are spending more than ever this…
"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." Paramount is defying that old aphorism, moving Nicolas Cage starrer "The Weather Man" back six months from spring (April 1) to…
Paramount and MTV Films have hired Alex Winter to pen "Napster: The Shawn Fanning Bio Project." MTV originally developed the project about the Napster founder as a TV movie in 2002 but decided only…