Paramount Pictures wants to bring the Day of the Dead to life. Studio has bought an untitled horror pitch set, during Day of the Dead observances in Mexico, from TV scribe Diego Gutierrez for MTV…
Forget early negotiations for Hollywood writers. With its three-year film-TV contract expiring in less than six months -- on May 1 -- the Writers Guild of America has not even named a negotiating…
Leaders of Actors' Equity have allocated $1.6 million to wage a campaign against non-Equity tours and to prep for upcoming contract negotiations.
Screenwriter Garner Simmons has filed unfair labor practice charges against the WGA West over its refusal to arbitrate his claim of a writing credit on Warner Bros.' upcoming Tom Cruise starrer "The…
Paramount Pictures has tapped veteran human resources exec Paul Richardson as senior VP of human resources, replacing longtime Par exec Louis Gutierrez.
Firming up its wish list for upcoming negotiations, the Writers Guild of America has signaled that improving residuals from pay cablers such HBO and Showtime will be a key bargaining point.
George Spiro Dibie, who has headed the cinematographers guild in Hollywood since 1984, has announced he will retire from the post next May in order to spend more time with his family.
AFTRA members have ratified a new contract with major record labels BMG, EMI Music, Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group.
MTV Films, the rowdy offspring of risk-averse Paramount Pictures, keeps pushing the envelope.
Actors Equity has announced that a $31,000 recoupment bonus has been paid to 31 cast members and stage managers of the original production of "Hairspray."
The American Federation of Television & Radio Artists, which has tightened requirements for its health benefits, has announced a plan specifically for members who don't meet current earnings…