The Writers Guild of America West has notified its staff that it will cut at least 10% of its 185 employees as a result of an operating deficit of more than $2 million.
Joe Klein of Time says the actor was "my closest friend," and writes that he belied the image of Hollywood types talking about more than they really knew. In Silver's case, he really was well read…
It made sense that, given a recent Hollywood delegation's high profile visit to Iran, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences would extent an invitation to Iranian filmmakers to visit the…
NBC Universal's U.S. Hispanic network Telemundo has inked with Endemol Spain to co-produce Telemundo's novelas as redos for the Spanish market.
U.K. distrib Optimum Releasing has tapped Suzanne Noble as its head of publicity. The former Icon and The Weinstein Co. exec joins with immediate effect. Most recently she had worked with Momentum…
Corrected and updated version That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. President Obama will appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" on Thursday, part of a day-and-a-half swing through…
The actor and co-founder of the Creative Coalition died today at age 62. He'd long been a champion of liberal causes but turned away from many of his Hollywood brethen and offered support for…
Wanda Sykes will emcee the White House Correspondents Assn. Dinner in May, offering her one of the highest profile tasks of her career. What she delivered at the emcee of the Human Rights Campaign…
I've been to several Human Rights Campaign dinners, and they're usually a mix of politics and pop — sometimes weighted heavily toward the latter. (There was the year that Charo sang … and sang … and…
AFTRA has organized the employees at CBS3.com in Philadelphia -- among the first website workers at a local owned-and-operated station to be covered by an AFTRA contract.
Despite recent nudges by Tom Hanks and other high-profile thesps, SAG and the congloms have stayed silent about their long-stalled film-TV negotiations.