SAG is warning members not to expect a favorite awards-season perk -- free admission to movies up for awards.
Veteran producer Lynda Obst has formed an alliance with producer Michael Besman ("About Schmidt") at her Paramount-based shingle and reupped her deal with the studio.
Magnet Communications has named PR/marketing vet Lou Casale as senior VP and general manager of its Los Angeles office.
Paramount has pulled its trailer for "The Core," which shows the Space Shuttle in jeopardy, but the studio is holding to its March 28 release date for the sci-fi thriller.
The American Cinema Editors has selected author Michael Ondaatje to receive the Robert Wise Award for his recent book "The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film."
Hollywood is about to find out just how much clout it has in Sacramento. With the state of California facing a deficit of $26 billion, funding for the Film California First incentive program is…
California lawmakers want the Grammys to stay in Los Angeles, where they have been held for 34 of the last 44 years.
Paramount Pictures has signed Chow Yun-Fat ("Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") to topline action-drama "Walk Like a Dragon."
In its first hire since moving into a film production deal with Paramount, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach has tapped veteran comedy producer and exec Carr D'Angelo as head of theatrical production.
The Directors Guild of America has tapped 13-time nominee Leslie Dektor as one of the five nominees for outstanding directorial achievement in commercials.
The State Assembly has recommended pulling the plug on the current $10 million in funding for the Film California First incentive program as part of dozens of spending cuts to narrow the state's $30…