The son of "The Godfather" creator Mario Puzo sued Paramount Pictures on Wednesday, claiming the studio failed to pay royalties from a 2006 video game based on the book and movie characters.
Nomination ballots for the Primetime Emmy Awards are due at 5 p.m. Friday at the offices of accounting firm Ernst and Young in downtown Los Angeles.
Overture Films has snapped up Karl Gajdusek's home-invasion thriller "Taken" and set it up with producers Irwin Winkler and Jill Cutler through their Winkler Films banner.
This year marks our tenth 10 Screenwriters to Watch list. Our first list in 1998 included scribes such as Ehren Kruger -- who went on to have a horror hit with 2002's "The Ring" -- while, last year…
Juggling her newborn daughter and script deadlines, Ann Cherkis says screenwriting is "probably the best profession you can have if you want to be a hands-on parent."
Shauna Cross is inspired by all the "girl writers" working these days: "It's completely badass," she says. "I root for the girls. I'm a total girl's girl."
Nat Faxon and Jim Rash never intended to become screenwriters, but after enduring years of getting passed over for plum roles, the two actor buddies decided to take matters into their own hands and…
Drew Goddard made the trek from his native New Mexico to Los Angeles in 1998. Like so many looking to make it in Hollywood, he did what he had to do -- he slept on his uncle's couch and took a P.A…
Michael Martin can't yet pinpoint all the challenges of a screenwriting career. After all, compared with his last job -- as a construction flagger inside the New York City subways, setting up lights…
If you want to be in the tentpole business, it doesn't hurt to be a fanboy. As a middle-class kid growing up in Santa Rosa, Calif., Dan Mazeau disappeared into the fantasy worlds so lovingly crafted…
Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber want to bring the romantic comedy back to reality. "There's so much better material in your own relationships," says Neustadter, who grew up in an Atlantic City…