Maya Entertainment is partnering with Blockbuster to present an eight-film Latin Cinema series in eight cities from July 17-Sept. 10.
CBS Films has picked up the comedy spec "Get a Job," by Kyle Pennekamp and Scott Turpel. Project is set up with Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher at their Double Feature Films shingle.
Carl Icahn has remained on the hunt for Lionsgate, boosting his stake this week to 17.7% from 17.2%, according to a regulatory filing.
Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker will star in road-trip comedy "Cloudburst" for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.
The guild's top attorney has again warned its leaders that they're not allowed to bash AFTRA.
Amy Adams is in negotiations to star alongside Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg in Relativity Media's "The Fighter."
The Writers Guild of America West has appointed Katherine Shannon Christovich as director of legal services.
Dimension Films is developing a remake of "An American Werewolf in London," setting up the project with producers Sean and Bryan Furst.
Jason Lee and Michelle Trachtenberg have joined the cast of Warner Bros. cop comedy "A Couple of Dicks," starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan. Kevin Smith is directing.
Gil Cates Jr. and Caitlin Murney have teamed to form Ten/Four Pictures, aimed at development, co-production and financing of features in the $8 million-$15 million range.
Brandon Camp ("Love Happens") has come onboard to direct the family comedy "Relativity" for Walden Media with Brad Epstein ("Dan in Real Life") producing.