"Avatar" maintains its awards season momentum with a nod by the Art Directors Guild.
Kat Dennings has been cast in the independent romancer "Daydream Nation" opposite Josh Lucas.
Furst Films has bought feature rights to R.L. Stine's "The Sitter," centered on horror in the Hamptons.
Ewan McGregor, Michael Douglas and Michael Fassbender are joining the cast of Stephen Soberbergh's action-thriller "Knockout."
The Writers Guild of America East has tapped Susie Essman to host its Feb. 20 awards ceremonies at New York City's Hudson Theater.
The DGA, which announced the nods Thursday, will reveal the winner Jan. 30.
Possible buyers for MGM have a week left to officially get in the game.
Warner Bros. Entertainment has tapped veteran exec Ann Calfas as senior VP and chief employment counsel.
South by Southwest has unveiled the first pics in its lineup with Lionsgate's action-comedy "Kick-Ass" as its opening night film.
"Crazy Heart," "District 9," "An Education," "Precious" and "Up in the Air" have been tapped as the finalists for the USC Libraries 22nd annual Scripter Award.
The long-running drama surrounding MGM's future took an odd turn Tuesday with rumors sweeping through the town about Sam Mendes directing next James Bond film.