It's been more than a year since Viacom's Tom Freston signaled a much more aggressive course for Paramount Classics. The question, now that the specialty division has parted company with co-prexies…
The AFL-CIO, rocked this summer by the defection of seven major unions, announced Thursday that its executive council has approved formation of a panel consisting of the key showbiz unions.
Paramount has acquired film rights to Bella Pollen's novel "Midnight Cactus," setting up the romance with Par-based Michael London.
There's a truce in the bitter civil war between the WGA West and WGA East, and it may even lead to merger. New presidents Chris Albers and Patric Verrone have announced they're moving toward seeking…
David Dinerstein and Ruth Vitale are out as heads of Paramount Classics. Par chairman Brad Grey, who's been revamping the studio top to bottom, fired the pair Thursday morning even though there's no…
The Intl. Documentary Assn. has tapped D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus to receive the org's 2005 career achievement award. Duo will be honored during the 21st annual IDA Awards benefit gala Dec. 9…
The Motion Picture & Television Fund has achieved the highest rating in patient satisfaction of health-care providers in Southern California, according to a survey of more than 51,000 patients.
Paramount has tapped Jon Favreau to direct "John Carter of Mars," the epic adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs sci-fi series.
Reality TV has taken a massive bite out of the work for SAG actors. Statistics released Wednesday by Screen Actors Guild showed a 10% plunge in episodic television roles last year to 34,431 -- a loss…
WGA West president Patric Verrone, on the heels of a convincing election victory by his slate, has spelled out an ambitious agenda for his two-year term.
Helmer Tony Scott has ankled Touchstone Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer thriller "Deja Vu."