The Writers Guild of America West has launched a drive to unionize the writers at 10 shows at Comcast Entertainment Group but the effort's been rebuffed by Comcast.
Steven Spielberg has tapped Daniel Day-Lewis to star as Abraham Lincoln in the long-gestating "Lincoln" project for DreamWorks.
Rocky Mountain Pictures will release football drama "The 5th Quarter," starring Andie MacDowell and Aidan Quinn, in March at about 150 locations.
Leonardo DiCaprio will star in and produce the feature "Legacy of Secrecy," based on the book about the John F. Kennedy assassination by Lamar Waldron and Thom Hartmann.
Morgan Freeman will narrate animal documentary "Born to Be Wild 3D" for Warner Bros. and Imax.
The labor dispute over NBC's "The Biggest Loser" remains unresolved after four days of protests and a production crew strike because producers are using non-union crew to shoot the reality show.
Fox has signed Darren Aronofsky and his production company Protozoa Pictures to a two-year overall deal, covering development and production of films for 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight.
Amping up its battle over film ratings, the Weinstein Co. has hired a high-profile legal team to appeal the NC-17 rating the MPAA gave to "Blue Valentine" and the R rating given to "The King's…
Spanish director Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego has been tapped to replace Trevor Cawood on the Weinstein Co.'s sci-fi thriller "Apollo 18."
The ongoing debate over the economic wisdom of state film subsidies stepped up several notches Wednesday with a think-tank report dismissing incentives as wasteful and unfair -- and the Motion…