Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. rights to filmmaker Ondi Timoner's documentary "Cool It" and plans a fall release.
Max Borenstein will write the thriller "Art of the Steal" for Warner Bros.
Ezra Miller and Thomas Haden Church have joined the cast of "The Reasonable Bunch," the directing debut of Barry Levinson's 25-year-old son, Sam Levinson.
Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Matzdorff's ensemble comedy "Feed the Fish," co-starring Tony Shalhoub, and plans a release early next year.
National Geographic Entertainment's Cinema Ventures has acquired "Flying Monsters 3D" for release next year.
Continuing to keep the pressure on Lionsgate, Carl Icahn's sweetened his hostile offer for the minimajor by 15% -- but with a major catch.
In a sign of a bleaker outlook for Screen Actors Guild members, the SAG health plan is tightening eligibility levels by 3% for next year -- and will probably continue to do so in subsequent years.
Warner Bros. has tapped Jonathan Liebesman ("Battle: Los Angeles") to direct "Clash of the Titans 2."
New Line has tapped Nicholas D'Agosto ("Election") for the lead role along with David Koechner ("Anchorman") for "Final Destination 5," to be directed by visual effects vet Steven Quale.
Bryan Cranston, who just won his third consecutive Emmy for "Breaking Bad," will star in indie thriller "The Grief Tourist" with Michael Cudlitz ("Southland").