Josh Lucas is in talks to portray aviator Charles Lindbergh in Warner Bros.' "J. Edgar," opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Ed Westwick, Damon Herriman and Armie Hammer.
Kyra Sedgwick will star opposite Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Liionsgate's horror-thriller "Dibbuk Box" with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert producing via their Ghost House Pictures shingle.
Robert Downey Jr. is getting into the WABAC Machine, signing on to voice Mr. Peabody in "Peabody and Sherman" for DreamWorks Animation with Rob Minkoff directing.
Arts+Labor has launched production on a South by Southwest documentary, chronicling the 25-year history of the festival.
Sony Pictures has become the latest studio to offer Screen Actors Guild members free downloads of its candidate for the SAG awards, giving access to "The Social Network" through iTunes.
Remakes of a trio of the most successful Jerry Lewis comedies from his heyday during the '60s -- "The Bellboy," "Cinderfella" and "The Family Jewels" -- are headed for the bigscreen.
Summit Entertainment started laying the ground work for a "Red" sequel, returning to the scripting team of Jon and Erich Hoeber.
Three-year-old SnagFilms, which specializes in documentary distribution, has received an investment of $10 million to expand into distribution of narrative features.
Hollywood's performer unions have capped off a drama-free path to a new master contract, but the road to labor peace will likely become rocky in the coming months as writers gear up for negotiations.
Film Independent has awarded the documentary "Marwencol" a pair of grants totaling $75,000 from Film Independent.
While it hasn't set the world on fire, Disney's 3D "Tangled" is showing enough traction outside the United States to wind up as a solid performer.