The WGA is taking the position that this week's wave of force majeure terminations of TV writer and producer deals may be illegal. It's just sent a letter to members, signed by WGA West president…
The WGA's just announced that it's signed a contract with director/producer Doug Liman as part of Liman's formation of a new media company dubbed Jackson Bites. The shingle aims to create TV-style…
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As the town waits for an announcement of a deal with the DGA, one top exec at an AMPTP company is hoping the pact will prompt real movement in talks with the WGA. He's hoping—but he's not holding his…
A former FBI special agent will head up the recording industry's antipiracy fight in the Western U.S., the Recording Industry Assn. of America has announced.
The satirist’s new spot in his Minnesota campaign for the U.S. Senate is both sugary and irreverent. It doesn’t quite match the creativity of the ads that Paul Wellstone ran in 1990 to score a…
Updated What a relief it is to finally see a dose of Iowa and New Hampshire-style retail politics in the Golden State. Last week, Hillary Clinton lunched at King Taco in Boyle Heights. On Wednesday…
Hollywood is anticipating a settlement on the Directors Guild contract this week -- but not expecting an end to the labor war.
"Justice League" is no longer moving faster than a speeding bullet. Warner Bros. let the options lapse on the young cast that director George Miller chose to play DC superhero staples.
In case there was any doubt, the WGA's not going to give the Feb. 24 Oscarcast a waiver unless it has settled the strike by then. The guild issued a brief statement late Wednesday afternoon to that…
Even as the AMPTP continues to insist the WGA take reality off the table, the Guild isn't backing down in its efforts to get the unscripted workers of the reality world to unite. WGA Wednesday sent…
Toymaker and visual content producer Happinet has forecast an extraordinary loss of ¥3.8 billion ($35 million) for the 2007 fiscal year, ending in March.
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