There's been little to laugh about as producers and the WGA square off over contract negotiations.
In a last-ditch attempt to avert a strike, the Writers Guild of America will return to the negotiating table Sunday morning to meet with studios and networks.
The Writers Guild of America is going on strike as early as Monday.
The domestic box office is expected to surge back to life this weekend with the arrival of Universal's mobster-cop drama "American Gangster" and DreamWorks Animation's "Bee Movie."
Hollywood's holding its collective breath about a writers strike as prospects for a last-minute deal evaporated.
WGA negotiations have unraveled over the DVD issue -- seriously ratcheting up the chances of a strike.
Sony's Japanese music arm is partnering with the producers of "High School Musical" for "Lock and Roll Forever," a feature centered on an all-girl Japanese band coming to America.
As might be expected from showbiz writers, the WGA is probably going to push back its deadline.
Casting data released Monday by the Screen Actors Guild offered a mixed picture of improved ethnic minority representation but a decline in the average number of work days per role.
Sales and distribution outfit Lightning Entertainment has launched an expansion of operations via a $20 million fund for acquisitions and co-financing in the independent film arena.
Universal and New Line are joining the chorus of Hollywood players crying foul over the WGA's strike rules.