Rising costs have forced the WGA's health plan to tighten benefits beginning in April. The disclosure came as part of a recent announcement by WGA West prexy Victoria Riskin to Guild members.
Markets & Festivals
Just as the Grammy nominations were announced in New York, the record biz was quietly celebrating the arrival on Capitol Hill of new Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
Now cleaning up at the box office with "Maid in Manhattan," Jennifer Lopez is in final negotiations to reteam with Revolution Studios on the Lasse Hallstrom-helmed drama "An Unfinished Life," a…
IDP is a joint venture of Fireworks Pictures and Samuel Goldwyn Pictures. Information was incomplete in Monday's paper. * * * Twentieth Century Fox finished fourth in 2002 box office totals with $931…
The red-hot debate over media ownership rules got even steamier Tuesday as FCC topper Michael Powell gave ground to showbiz guilds and other sectors of the industry opposed to wholesale deregulation.
Charles Allen, executive chairman of ITV shareholder Granada, has landed a share option package worth £1.9 million ($3 million), which he may cash in if the company's stock price, currently at $1.28…
Technicolor Creative Services, the post-production arm of film lab Technicolor, plans to expand beyond its Los Angeles base and open a facility in New York's Greenwich Village.
Isis Moussa has been promoted to senior VP of marketing for Paramount Intl. Television and will report to Joe Lucas, exec VP, sales and marketing for the division.
The 2003 edition of Slamdance will open Jan. 18 with the world premiere of writer-director Ken Bowser's feature documentary "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls," based on Peter Biskind's bestseller about…
Bernie Mac will star in "Mr. 3000" for Touchstone Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment. The project is out to directors. Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber and Maggie Wilde produce the film.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier1Weekend:$26.6M Disney
Rio 22Weekend:$22.5M Fox
Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real3Weekend:$21.5M Sony / TriStar