Elizabeth Stanley, who has been the longtime administrator of the Directors Guild-Producers Training Plan, will join the DGA on March 10 as a new assistant executive director.
Film and TV writer and performer Fred Wolf has signed a blind commitment deal for Universal Pictures. Wolf recently signed with United Talent Agency, where he is repped by Jeremy Zimmer and John…
Sony-based Phoenix Pictures has struck an agreement with a unit of Pioneer Electronic Corp. that gives the Japanese company exclusive distribution rights in Japan to nine of Phoenix’s pictures over a…
New Regency Prods. has acquired worldwide rights to director Robert Greenwald’s “Breaking Up,” a romantic comedy starring Russell Crowe and Salma Hayek. New Regency plans to release “Breaking Up”…
Residents living near Universal Studios Hollywood on Monday drilled into the entertainment giant’s plans for expansion, complaining of a host of existing woes ranging from the traffic coming from…
Arnon Milchan grabbed the rights to "A Time to Kill" for a reported $6 million and "The Client" for $2.25 million.
Marking his mastery of the craft and his refusal to allow racial barriers deter him, friends and admirers of Gordon Parks gathered at the Directors Guild of America last week to pay tribute to the…
Arnon Milchan describes his company's strategy in the terms of a high roller.
Jonathan Estrin and Shelley List will receive this year’s Valentine Davies Award at the Writers Guild of America Awards. The award will be presented to Estrin at the WGA ceremonies on March 16…
By Hollywood's calendar, summer apparently will kick off in April this year, but the studios already have heat stroke.
Plans to revitalize the historic Mann’s Chinese Theatre and the area around it moved closer Thursday with the announcement that the project has received the backing of key officials with the city’s…