After a decade of lobbying for legislative help on stopping runaway production, Hollywood received what was perceived to be a major boost from the federal government 16 months ago.
Nickelodeon has promoted veteran Nick Movies development exec Julia Pistor to exec VP. In addition, Paramount production exec Michelle Raimo will join Nick Movies as senior VP. Raimo came to…
Frustrated by their exclusion from an ad industry confab on product placement, about 100 Hollywood writers and actors staged a noisy protest outside the Beverly Hills Hotel on Wednesday.
New Line has tapped Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro to helm futuristic fantasy-thriller "Killing on Carnival Row," which will be produced by Arnold and Anne Kopelson through their Kopelson…
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes has endorsed Democratic State Treasurer Phil Angelides for governor of California. "Good, family-supporting, well-paying jobs top the list that Phil…
The state's job market in entertainment will see a 4% decline this year, with 8,100 fewer slots, to cut the total to 174,100, according to a study issued today.
Nick Stahl and Erika Christensen will star in "How to Rob a Bank," produced by Rick Lashbrook, Darby Parker, Arthur Sarkissian and Tim O'Hair. Indie heist comedy, written and to be directed by…
New Line has tapped Catherine Hardwicke to direct "Nativity," a feature version of the story of the Virgin Mary. Hardwicke's in final negotiations with the studio. "Nativity" is being fast-tracked in…
New Line has signed Wayne Wang to direct caper comedy "Lowlifes," with Donald De Line and Wendy Japhet producing. Patty Sullivan's script centers on a housewife who raises $250,000 to cover for her…
Steve Buscemi will topline New Line's "We're the Millers," a comedy about a marijuana dealer trying to get out of the business after making one last score by smuggling 1,400 pounds of pot from Mexico.
The American Cinema Editors have tapped "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star Cheryl Hines to host the 56th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on Feb. 19 at the Beverly Hilton.