The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has selected nine screenwriters and one writing team to compete in this year's Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition. As many as five…
Matthew Federman and Stephen Scaia have come on board to pen the film version of “Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon” game, which Ubisoft Motion Pictures has set up at Warner Bros. Early this summer, UMP and…
Forget it, Don. It's …”Mad Men.” Veteran screenwriter Robert Towne (pictured) is among Matthew Weiner's new recruits to “Mad Men's” writing staff for the upcoming seventh and final season, which AMC…
Twentieth Century Fox and director James Cameron announced today that the “Avatar” sequels have grown in number from two to three. Cameron has hired screenwriters Josh Friedman (“War of the Worlds”)…
Screenwriters David Elliot and Paul Lovett are seeking more than $23 million in damages in their suit claiming that their ideas for a sequel to “G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra” were stolen by Paramount…
In what the Writers Guild of America is calling the worst thing to happen to its members since Starbucks banned screenwriters from all of its locations worldwide, the soon-to-be released latest…
The Beijing Municipal Government is launching an international screenwriting contest for U.S.-based scribes of all nationalities.
After 12 years of working as a corporate headhunter, Bill Dubuque was ready for a change.
Long feted in his native Quebec, Ken Scott is now setting his sights on Hollywood.
The Whistler Film Fest will host for the first time Variety's 10 Screenwriters to Watch, presented with Amazon Studios. Honorees are Katie Dippold ("The Heat"); Patrick Aison ("Wunderkind"); Reid…
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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