Ben Silverman's multimedia studio Electus is partnering with Fisher Stevens ("The Cove") to create and produce a full-length feature documentary about the decision-making process.
Infinity Media ("Capote") has come on board to complete the financing for murder mystery "The Fields," starring Sam Worthington and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.
Walden Media's tapped Curtis Hanson to direct surfing drama "Mavericks," with Brandon Hooper and Jim Meenaghan producing.
Alex Pettyfer is in talks to play the lead character in DreamWorks Studios' "I Am Number 4," the teen alien pic being produced by Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg.
MGM's received another month and a half of relief from payments on its debt, with its lenders agreeing to skip receiving payments until mid-May.
Former New Line exec Mark Ordesky is throwing the dice with thriller "Bad Luck," starting production in the fall for his new shingle Amber Entertainment.
Stephen Dorff has rounded out the cast of Relativity Media's Greek mythology clash "War of the Gods," set to begin shooting in early April in Montreal.
Film Movement has acquired coming-of-age comedy "1981" for a limited theatrical run this summer along with video-on-demand release.
Former Weinstein Co. exec Eric Robinson has joined The Gotham Group as exec VP of production and development to oversee Gotham's first-look deal with Sony Pictures Animation.
Political biopic "Casino Jack," starring Kevin Spacey, has been acquired for domestic distribution by Metropolitan Inc., which plans a fall opening.
Durable special effects juggernaut "Godzilla" will return to the bigscreen in 2012, with Legendary Pictures producing.