Lainie Kazan has resigned from the national board of the Screen Actors Guild and from the Hollywood board with nine months left on her three-year term.
Casting directors have pulled the plug on a bitter stand-off with television studios over the issue of who pays for assistants to the casting directors during pilot season.
Helmer leaves production due to scheduling conflicts.
Signaling that Relativity is bringing its checkbook to Park City, Utah, the company has hired Joe Matukewicz for a newly created post as senior veep of worldwide acquisitions.
Paramount's tapped Josh Schwartz for his big-screen directing debut on teen comedy "Fun Size" through his Par-based Fake Empire banner and Anonymous Content. Schwartz, whose worked extensively in TV…
Summit Entertainment is planning to issue $800 million in new debt and, as a result, the mini-major has received its first debt ratings from Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poors.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles has re-elected "American Idol" executive producer Nigel Lythgoe as chairman.
Screenwriter Steven Zaillian will receive the Writers Guild of America West's Laurel Award for Screen, honoring lifetime achievement in outstanding writing for motion pictures.
Anne Hathaway has been tapped for the Selena Kyle role opposite Christian Bale in Warner Bros.' "The Dark Knight Rises."
Members of the Directors Guild of America have ratified the guild's new three-year deal with the congloms, with union leaders asserting strong support among constituents.
Off-lot production in the Los Angeles area has shown plenty of life in mid-January, increasing by 32% during the week that ended Sunday.