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‘House of Cards’ Actress Kate Lyn Sheil Joins Sci-Fier Opposite Guy Pearce, Kristen Stewart

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Kate Lyn Sheil (“House of Cards”) will join Guy Pearce, Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult in the sci-fi movie “Equals.” Producers are Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, Ann Ruark, and Jay Stern and Chip Diggins of Route One, which is also financing. Exec producers are Mike Pruss, Lee Jea Woo, Choi Pyung Ho and Russell Levine. Drake… Read more »

Animation Guild to Look Into Possible Action Over Studios’ ‘No Poaching’ Pacts

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While a federal judge recently gave her approval to a settlement of a class-action antitrust suit over alleged “no-poaching” agreements involving Lucasfilm and Pixar, the Animation Guild is reviewing a recent report that highlighted similar hiring practices of other studios that were not named as defendants in the litigation. Steve Kaplan, organizer for the Animation… Read more »

Sun Valley: Barry Diller Goes Biking, Murdoch Makes It a Family Affair

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Summer camp for billionaires is back in session as media and technology barons were out in force at the Allen & Co. conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on Wednesday. UTA chairman Jim Berkus and IAC/InterActiveCorp chairman Barry Diller biked through the resort’s mall area despite signs asking guests to stick to walking, not wheels. Google… Read more »

Penelope Cruz Joins Sacha Baron Cohen in Sony’s ‘Grimsby’

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Penelope Cruz is joining Sacha Baron Cohen in the Sony comedy “Grimsby.” Pic also stars Rebel Wilson and Mark Strong. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier with a story by Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston and a screenplay by Baron Cohen, Johnston and Peter Baynham. Story follows a British black ops spy, played by… Read more »

Peter Klein Exits as WME Chief Financial Officer After Six Months

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Peter Klein has exited his post as chief financial officer of WME after just six months on the job. Klein, former chief financial officer of Microsoft, joined WME in December to help the agency navigate its $2.4 billion acquisition of sports and marketing powerhouse IMG. Klein’s departure has stirred up chatter in tenpercentery and finance… Read more »

Lifetime Adapting ‘Clan of the Cave Bear’ With Ron Howard, Brian Grazer

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Lifetime has given a pilot order to an adaptation of Jean M. Auel’s prehistorical-set young adult books “The Clan of the Cave Bear.” The project is a co-production of Fox 21 and Lionsgate in association with Imagine Television and Allison Shearmur Productions. Exec producers are Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Allison Shearmur, Linda Woolverton, Francie Calfo… Read more »