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  • Canadian actors inch toward strike
    Monday September 29th 2008

    TORONTO – Unionized actors in Canada have moved a step closer to a possible strike over pay from Canadian advertisers. On Thursday, ACTRA, which represents about 21,000 domestic performers, and the Institute of Communications Agencies and the Association of Canadian Advertisers requested a conciliation officers’ report after 17 months of[…]

  • Film icon Paul Newman dies at 83
    Monday September 29th 2008

    Paul Newman, the Academy Award-winning star, activist, racecar driver and salad dressing impresario, died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn., after a long battle with cancer. He was 83. The star of “Hud,” “Cool Hand Luke” and “The Color of Money” also pioneered celeb endorsements of candidates and championed[…]

  • Paramount begins Net foray
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Paramount Digital Entertainment has signed Alexandra Milchan and David van Eyssen to the studio’s first digital production deal. The three-year pact with Milchan/van Eyssen is intended to yield original programming strictly for digital platforms. The studio would not identify specific projects in the pipeline yet, but signaled interest in “high-concept,[…]

  • Johnny Depp in deep with Disney
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Move over, Mickey Mouse: Johnny Depp, having buccaneered his way through three “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, is becoming the new mascot of Walt Disney Studios. Depp, taking on the role of the Mad Hatter, has accepted an invitation to join the manic tea party in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Depp also will play Tonto in the upcoming movie version of “The Lone Ranger.” The Depp castings were just a couple of the developments that Disney execs, led by chairman Dick Cook, offered up to a packed house of exhibitors and media types.

  • Canadian actors rally against cuts
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Top Canuck film and TV thesps rallied Wednesday in Toronto to condemn the government’s C$45 million ($43.4 million) arts funding cuts and to urge political party leaders to make culture a hot topic on the federal election trail. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government cut arts funding in August,[…]

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Archives for: September 20085
  • Canadian actors inch toward strike
    Monday September 29th 2008

    TORONTO – Unionized actors in Canada have moved a step closer to a possible strike over pay from Canadian advertisers. On Thursday, ACTRA, which represents about 21,000 domestic performers, and the Institute of Communications Agencies and the Association of Canadian Advertisers requested a conciliation officers’ report after 17 months of[…]

  • Film icon Paul Newman dies at 83
    Monday September 29th 2008

    Paul Newman, the Academy Award-winning star, activist, racecar driver and salad dressing impresario, died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn., after a long battle with cancer. He was 83. The star of “Hud,” “Cool Hand Luke” and “The Color of Money” also pioneered celeb endorsements of candidates and championed[…]

  • Paramount begins Net foray
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Paramount Digital Entertainment has signed Alexandra Milchan and David van Eyssen to the studio’s first digital production deal. The three-year pact with Milchan/van Eyssen is intended to yield original programming strictly for digital platforms. The studio would not identify specific projects in the pipeline yet, but signaled interest in “high-concept,[…]

  • Johnny Depp in deep with Disney
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Move over, Mickey Mouse: Johnny Depp, having buccaneered his way through three “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, is becoming the new mascot of Walt Disney Studios. Depp, taking on the role of the Mad Hatter, has accepted an invitation to join the manic tea party in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Depp also will play Tonto in the upcoming movie version of “The Lone Ranger.” The Depp castings were just a couple of the developments that Disney execs, led by chairman Dick Cook, offered up to a packed house of exhibitors and media types.

  • Canadian actors rally against cuts
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Top Canuck film and TV thesps rallied Wednesday in Toronto to condemn the government’s C$45 million ($43.4 million) arts funding cuts and to urge political party leaders to make culture a hot topic on the federal election trail. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government cut arts funding in August,[…]

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Archives for: September 20085
  • Canadian actors inch toward strike
    Monday September 29th 2008

    TORONTO – Unionized actors in Canada have moved a step closer to a possible strike over pay from Canadian advertisers. On Thursday, ACTRA, which represents about 21,000 domestic performers, and the Institute of Communications Agencies and the Association of Canadian Advertisers requested a conciliation officers’ report after 17 months of[…]

  • Film icon Paul Newman dies at 83
    Monday September 29th 2008

    Paul Newman, the Academy Award-winning star, activist, racecar driver and salad dressing impresario, died Friday at his home near Westport, Conn., after a long battle with cancer. He was 83. The star of “Hud,” “Cool Hand Luke” and “The Color of Money” also pioneered celeb endorsements of candidates and championed[…]

  • Paramount begins Net foray
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Paramount Digital Entertainment has signed Alexandra Milchan and David van Eyssen to the studio’s first digital production deal. The three-year pact with Milchan/van Eyssen is intended to yield original programming strictly for digital platforms. The studio would not identify specific projects in the pipeline yet, but signaled interest in “high-concept,[…]

  • Johnny Depp in deep with Disney
    Friday September 26th 2008

    Move over, Mickey Mouse: Johnny Depp, having buccaneered his way through three “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, is becoming the new mascot of Walt Disney Studios. Depp, taking on the role of the Mad Hatter, has accepted an invitation to join the manic tea party in Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Depp also will play Tonto in the upcoming movie version of “The Lone Ranger.” The Depp castings were just a couple of the developments that Disney execs, led by chairman Dick Cook, offered up to a packed house of exhibitors and media types.

  • Canadian actors rally against cuts
    Thursday September 25th 2008

    Top Canuck film and TV thesps rallied Wednesday in Toronto to condemn the government’s C$45 million ($43.4 million) arts funding cuts and to urge political party leaders to make culture a hot topic on the federal election trail. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government cut arts funding in August,[…]

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