John Hamilton stepped down as co-president of Seville Pictures, the E1 Entertainment-owned Canadian distributor, but he is not straying far from E1.
The Writers of Guild of America is asking members to ease up on the rules that govern how some of its more powerful members receive screenplay credit. And it's already bracing for a backlash.
The Writers Guild of America West has tapped 20 writers for its two-year-old Writer Access Project, designed to increase access to TV jobs for groups that have been historically underemployed.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
Spanish broadcaster Antena 3 has taken a minority co-production stake in high-profile skein "La Reina del sur," produced by NBC Universal's Telemundo.
Zac Efron will star in a remake of Swedish thriller "Snabba Cash" for Warner Bros. with Atlas Entertainment's Charles Roven and Richard Suckle producing.
The Walt Disney Company Russia and CIS has licensed the first two series of ABC Family shows "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and "Make It or Break It" to MTV Russia.
The head of U.K. paybox BSkyB has warned that a combination of piracy, new content aggregators and regulation risks "ripping the value out of content creation."
In a coup for the Mexican TV giant, Televisa inked a deal Wednesday at Cannes Mip TV mart to co-produce a telenovela with the China Intl. TV Corp., the overseas arm of Chinese pubcaster behemoth CCTV.
In an apparent cost-cutting move, Disney Music Group is shuttering its Nashville imprint Lyric Street Records, the company announced today.
A chat with Helen Mirren will cap the film and television summit part of BritWeek, set for April 23 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.