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.
Brandon Camp ("Love Happens") has come onboard to direct the family comedy "Relativity" for Walden Media with Brad Epstein ("Dan in Real Life") producing.
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.
There aren't many members willing to officially declare for the hot-potato office of SAG president.
"The Stoning of Soraya M.," directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh, has won the audience award for best feature at the Los Angeles Film Festival.
Carl Icahn has continued to stalk Lionsgate, nudging up his stake this week to 17.2% from 16.9%, according to a regulatory filing.
Gigantic Group is launching an online service bringing firstrun independent films to broadband households, starting with the docu "Motherland" on Aug. 26.
Janet Jackson will reprise her role in Tyler Perry's comedy sequel "Why Did I Get Married Too."
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Heaven is for Real
Heaven is for Real1Daily:$3.7M Cumulative:$3.7M Sony / TriStar 0.00%
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Captain America: The Winter Soldier2Daily:$3.5M Cumulative:$170.6M Disney -25.44%
Rio 23Daily:$3.0M Cumulative:$49.3M Fox -28.83%