Indie studio Gigantic Group is launching an online service bringing first-run independent films to broadband households, starting with the documentary "Motherland" on Aug. 26.
PR firm 42West has promoted Heidi Slan to deputy head of its talent department.
Warner Bros. has set a one-week theatrical release for Zack Snyder's director's cut of "Watchmen" on July 17 at four venues in Dallas, Los Angeles, Minneapolis and New York.
IFC is giving Lars von Trier's "Antichrist" a pre-Halloween release in Los Angeles and New York, with the film to go out Oct. 23.
Maya Entertainment has acquired U.S. theatrical and home entertainment rights to Mexican comedy "Casi divas."
SAG board members George Coe and Sumi Haru will receive the Hollywood division's Ralph Morgan Award.
Katherine Heigl will star in romancer "Life as We Know It" for Warner Bros., with Greg Berlanti directing and Barry Josephson and Paul Brooks producing.
This hardline faction will position Elias Davis against John Wells for the WGA presidency.
Zac Efron has signed on to star in an untitled thriller for Mandate Pictures, with Greg Shapiro of Kingsgate Films, Jason Barrett and Leslie Dixon producing.
Labor veteran Ursula Lawrence has been hired as the lead strategic organizer for WGA East.
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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%