WGA Members Vote to Tighten Talent Agency Rules

Members of the Writers Guild of America have voted overwhelmingly to support tightened restrictions on their agents — setting up a potentially chaotic scenario a week from now. The vote was 7,882 in favor of creating a new “Code of Conduct” for agents representing WGA with 392 voting against — that’… [Read More...]

Actors Who Haven’t Won an Oscar

After Olivia Colman upset the heavily favored Glenn Close to win the best actress Oscar on Sunday, Close became the new record-holder among actresses for most Oscar nominations without a win. Colman gave a gracious acceptance speech, admitting she wished the veteran actress took home the big prize: “… [Read More...]

China’s Alibaba Pictures to Partner on STX’s UglyDolls Franchise

STX Entertainment and China’s Alibaba Pictures are partnering to co-produce and co-finance projects in the UglyDolls universe, including the upcoming “UglyDolls” animated movie. The deal, announced Friday, includes a previously announced animated TV series with Hulu, digital and print publishing, mobile and educational games, soundtrack and … [Read More...]