Updated This was supposed to be an apolitical Oscars, a three-and-a-half hour extravaganza of escapism and elegance. Host Hugh Jackman would be free of satirical riffs, one-liners and even a…
Fresh from bruising battles over its feature-primetime contract, the Screen Actors Guild will join AFTRA in launching contract negotiations with the ad industry over its commercials contract.
Will the CEOs parachute in, again? That's the question being pondered over Oscar weekend after SAG negotiations with the majors hit yet another impasse, leaving the guild with few options and killing…
I might be writing a bit about New Mexico politics for quite some time. That's because they are taking very seriously the possibility that Val Kilmer will be a candidate for governor. The latest sign…
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On ABC's "This Week" this morning, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger praised President Obama. He called his stimulus plan "terrific." He defended his support of tax increases in California, noting that even…
Leaders of the Screen Actors Guild have rejected the majors' take-it-or-leave-it offer, two days after talks on a feature-primetime deal fell apart over the issue of the length of the new deal.
With Hollywood looking on, SAG's national board is considering the congloms' take-it-or-leave-it offer.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. A few items related to all of the hoopla this weekend… Even if "Slumdog Millionaire" doesn't win best picture — it would be the biggest upset since…
France's TF1, one of Europe's biggest broadcast networks, is to rethink its acquisition policy as part of a move to strip e60 million ($75 million) a year from its budget.
Working Title has shuttered its office in Australia, three years after launching with plans to lense up to five pics a year.