Amy Brenneman has resigned from the national board of the Screen Actors Guild with a year left on her three-year term.
Canadian regulators have tossed out Lionsgate's poison pill defense against Carl Icahn, which would have prevented the billionaire from accumulating more than 38% of the stock.
Ann Peacock has been tapped to adapt "Outlander" for Essential Pictures for a potential franchise based on Diana Gabaldon's fantasy novels.
Ned Vaughn, a leader of the Unite for Strength faction, has been elected to succeed Anne-Marie Johnson as first VP of the Screen Actors Guild.
Kathryn Hahn has joined the cast of Universal's "Wanderlust," opposite Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston and Malin Akerman.
The battle remains bitter between Stan Brooks and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists over unpaid "Sordid Lives" residuals.
Warner Bros. is going to the moon, snapping up Olatunde Osunsanmi's spec script "Dark Moon" for Akiva Goldsman to produce through his Warner-based Weed Road banner.
Leaders of the Directors Guild of America have endorsed a tentative three-year deal covering about 1,000 network staffers and sent the pact to members for ratification.
The Hollywood Film Festival has tapped the cast of "The Social Network" to receive the fest's ensemble acting award.
Indie comedy "The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best" will star Michael Weston, Arielle Kebbel, Andrew McCarthy, Christopher McDonald, Melissa Leo, Jason Ritter and Wilmer Valderrama.
With MGM's future still murky, Mary Parent has departed as head of its mothballed film production arm.