Whether navigating a possible merger with AFTRA, addressing the crisis of runaway production or monitoring hours and conditions on the set, SAG is on the front lines of the battle to advance the…
While telepics and miniseries provide award shows with a fresh slate of acting nominees every year, series TV faces the dilemma of repetition. "The problem is the usual suspects keep coming back,"…
A year and a half after becoming chief operating officer of the Screen Actor's Guild, Bob Pisano remains amazed at how tough it is for middle-class actors.
Awards ceremonies might be multiplying like films fests, but one thing that distinguishes the Screen Actors Guild's annual kudofest is its focus on the cream of the crop: the stars.
Gotham is hoping its latest move to encourage lensing in New York hits locals where they live. This week, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting added a link to its Web site to help New…
Helmer Nanni Moretti and the Italian government, led by its media tycoon Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, are fighting over one of the most famous theaters in Rome.
Hobbits swept seized the no. 1 and no. 2 positions on the list of year-end films at the B.O. "Lord of the Rings" sweep accounted for 11% of all cinema attendance, according to statistics published by…
Diane Lane, Oscar-nominated for her role in "Unfaithful," may star opposite Bruce Willis in Intermedia's "Me Again," which will be directed by Dean Parisot.
Producer-director John Woo is moving his Lion Rock production shingle to Paramount from MGM. Woo and the studio are finalizing a two-year first-look deal that will include producing and directing…
Dimension Films has cast Denise Richards alongside real-life husband Charlie Sheen in the third entry in the company's horror-spoof franchise, "Scary Movie 3."
When scribes Alec Berg, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer sold their script "The Ugly Americans" to DreamWorks-based Montecito Pictures last summer for $3 million, the deal immediately garnered…