Cohen Media Group has continued to ramp up operations, hiring distribution veteran William R. Thompson as senior VP of theatrical sales.
Open Road Films has set a Jan. 24, 2014, release date for "Ten," the action thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Zac Efron and Marcia Gay Harden have joined the cast of "Parkland," the indie drama about the assassination of John F. Kennedy that will mark the directorial debut of scribe Peter Landesman.
Rick and Julie Yorn's LBI Entertainment have brought "The Birthday Party" back to life, optioning feature rights to Stanley Alpert's non-fiction tome through their LBI Entertainment banner.
Angelina Jolie is in negotiations to direct "Unbroken," the Lou Zamperini story, for Universal and Walden Media.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and the Pac-12 Network have resolved their dispute over broadcast technicians and IATSE has called off its strike against the network.
Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment and Toei Animation are partnering with All Nippon Entertainment Works for a feature version of Toei's "Gaiking" animated series.
Local location shooting has remained busy during the pre-holiday period last week including the wrapping of Hilary Swank's drama's "You're Not You."
Artsploitation Films has U.S. rights to Chilean horror film "Hidden in the Woods" for a 2013 release.
Lakeshore and Sidney Kimmel have rounded out the cast of comedy "Walk of Shame" with nearly a dozen thesps alongside Elizabeth Banks, James Marsden and Gillian Jacobs.
Kelsey Grammer will return as host of the Directors Guild of America Awrds on Feb. 2 at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.
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