The power of awards nominations will be put to the test today for a quartet of prestige pics -- "Chicago," "The Hours," "Nicholas Nickleby" and "The Pianist" -- that open amid a perplexing kudos…
It's only fitting that the awards-season hopes for "Narc" rest squarely with actors. The gritty drama, starring Jason Patric and Ray Liotta as narcotics detectives, has managed to survive over the…
Actors Equity has indicated it will join the National Coalition for Health Care, following in the footsteps of the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA, the Directors Guild and IATSE.
Current worldwide B.O. champ "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" has already shown serious foreign legs in its first five days, grossing $88 million, or 16% of the foreign cume for "The Lord of…
Hollywood won't have Cody Cluff to kick around any more. The embattled prexy of the Entertainment Industry Development Corp. film-permitting agency has resigned after three tumultuous months…
Taking a step toward serious scrutiny of eased media ownership rules, Columbia U.'s law school has set a daylong public hearing over the FCC's proposed loosening of the regulations for Jan. 16.
Citing the long-term impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Actors Equity reported that earnings for members declined 2.7% in the 2001-02 season to $249.2 million.
They're an elite group. They make as much as $2 million per gig. In some situations they pull down $250,000 a week. They're courted by superstars. Agents return their phone calls.
Better book now for 2004 and 2005 -- that's the new imperative for studios seeking release dates for tentpole projects.
SAG has grown uncharacteristly silent lately, fueling speculation that its leaders are again laying groundwork for a merger with AFTRA.