David Robert Mitchell, writer-director of "Myth of the American Sleepover," has been set to direct romance drama "Ella Walks on the Beach" from his own script.
Leven Rambin has been tapped for the female lead in Curtis Hanson's "Mavericks" alongside Gerard Butler and Jonny Weston.
Soccer documentary "Rise and Shine" - which received over $215,000 in Kickstarter contributions to fund production - has been picked up for U.S. and worldwide distribution by D&E Entertainment.
MGM has named Dene B. Stratton as chief financial officer.
The Hollywood Film Festival has selected the cast of "The Help" to receive its ensemble acting award, to be presented at the Hollywood Film Awards ceremonies Oct. 24 at the Beverly Hilton.
Image Entertainment has acquired all North American rights to football comedy "Division III: Football's Finest," starring Andy Dick, Adam Carolla, Marshall Cook, Bryan Callen and Sally Kirkland.
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired U.S. rights to Jennifer Westfeldt's ensemble comedy "Friends With Kids," a week after its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
A dismissed executive of the Screen Actors Guild - Producers Pension and Health plans has filed a complaint with the federal government asserting that he was terminated for acting as a whistleblower…
Christopher Keyser has been elected prexy of the Writers Guild of America West, defeating Patric Verrone for the top job at the union.
ATO Pictures has acquired all North American rights to ensemble comedy "The Oranges," following its showing at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
WWE Studios has acquired U.S. rights to post-apocalyptic thriller "The Day," on the heels of its Midnight Madness screening at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival.