Hollywood's going to be last in line when it comes to Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds." The director, together with Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning, has been jetting around the world for a series…
Paramount Pictures has tapped screenwriter Joel Fields to adapt James Siegel's thriller "Detour," which Lorenzo di Bonaventura is producing. Story's centered on an American couple traveling to…
Hollywood's labor unions face an uncomfortable autumn following Arnold Schwarzenegger's announcement Monday of what's expected to be a ferociously fought special state election in November. The…
AFTRA members in New York have re-elected Roberta Reardon to a second two-year term as president of the New York local. Also elected to two-year terms were Anne Gartlan, first VP; Dan Ingram, second…
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie took over the world from George Lucas and Yoda this weekend as the opening of "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" dominated at the foreign box office with a beefy $32 million at 3,600…
Awards season schedule has started shaping up with the Directors Guild, Art Directors Guild and American Cinema Editors staking out dates.
The Star Wars phenom continues, particularly overseas, but at a considerable price to the rest of the business.
Hold the Happy Meals. After working overtime to counter the claims made by Morgan Spurlock in his hit doc "Super Size Me," McDonald's is bracing for a second wave of docu-driven controversy.
Universal Pictures has decided to make George Lopez "The Richest Man in World." Studio has acquired the comedy pitch from scribes Jim Burnstein and Garrett Schiff as a starring vehicle for Lopez and…
Paramount has tapped Ryan Murphy for "Need," signing the "Nip/Tuck" creator-exec producer to helm the psychological thriller set up at Sony-based Escape Artists.
Former Paramount Pictures president Donald De Line has named Andrew Haas as senior VP at his Warner Bros.-based production company. Haas began working for De Line as an assistant during an eight-year…