Universal Pictures has pulled the plug on "Dieter," closing down pre-production and pink-slipping 25 employees two weeks after Mike Myers ditched the comedy.
The Screen Actors Guild, targeting strikebreakers as its work stoppage against advertisers enters its eighth week, will soon launch fast-track disciplinary proceedings against members who cross…
Billy Baldwin and Elizabeth Mitchell ("The Linda McCartney Story") will head the cast of indie cop thriller "Double Bang," due to begin principal photography today in Los Angeles.
As commercial production in Los Angeles continues to dwindle, striking actors have started employing the strategy of tracking down shoots in far-flung locations like Bakersfield and Palm Springs.
Universal Pictures has coughed up a mid-six-figure sum to author Candice Bushnell for a pitch based on her novella "Snow Angels" for on-lot producer Marc Platt. Platt prexy Abby Wolf will also…
Michelle Rodriguez, who debuted as the lead in "Girlfight," has joined the cast of Universal's race-car drama "Red Line." Rodriguez will portray the only female member of a gang of street racers.
Actor-producer Danny Trejo has formed Starburst production company and lined up black comedy "Devil's Punchbowl" as its first project. "Punchbowl," based on a script by Matt Flynn, focuses on a…
Screen Actors Guild president William Daniels, fresh from efforts to re-start talks in the union's 45-day strike against advertisers, declared Wednesday the work stoppage will be lengthy. "We're…
Universal Pictures is in early negotiations with Owen Wilson, fresh off "Shanghai Noon," to star in Universal/Imagine Entertainment's comedy "Stealing Stanford." The script, written by Martin Hynes…
Production has begun on helmer Allison Anders' "Things Behind the Sun," a semi-autobiographical tale of a brutal rape Anders experienced as a teenager. Project focuses on a female singer, portrayed…