In the midst of a re-election campaign, Los Angeles Mayor James Hahn has announced several programs to promote filming in the city and put the brakes on runaway production.
So how do you know when a franchise has run its course? Sometimes it's the money that slows to a trickle, sometimes the creative juices go dry, sometimes it's a combination.
Twentieth Century Fox has paid $750,000 against $1.25 million in a preemptive bid for Eileen Walls spec "Who's Your Momma." Story concerns a group of bored and frustrated suburban mothers who form a…
Civil war has broken out at the Writers Guild of America between the East and West branches. As with many show business battles, this one's over money.
The Writers Guild of America East will honor John Auerbach for service to the guild at the Feb. 19 WGA Awards at the Pierre Hotel in New York.
Rene Russo will topline opposite Dennis Quaid in MGM/Paramount's remake of family comedy "Yours, Mine and Ours," with Raja Gosnell directing. The studios are planning to ramp up production of "Yours"…
Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Films have tapped the screenwriting team of Abdi Nazemian and Micah Schraft to pen the script for "Family Jewels," a remake of the 1965 Jerry Lewis comedy.
Paramount has decided to seek "A Treasure's Trove," buying up feature rights to Michael Stadther's bestselling children's book for mid-six figures and setting it up at Cruise/Wagner.
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped daytime TV veteran Claire Labine to receive this year's Evelyn F. Burkey Award.
Rarely has a pin sparked so much confusion. Celebs' lapels have always served as prime billboard space, but the red "X" that debuted at Saturday's SAG Awards set off some serious fireworks.
Universal has tapped the scripting team of Elizabeth Kruger and Craig Shapiro to adapt Jennifer Weiner's novel "Little Earthquakes." Universal optioned Weiner's novel last year and set it up at…