With Jack Bender falling off the untitled Jack Ryan pic, Paramount and Skydance Pictures moved quickly to find their next director -- and it's Kenneth Branagh.
With their successful bid for feature film rights to E.L. James' steamy novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," Universal Pictures and Focus Features brought a best-of-both-worlds appeal to the table.
Jonathan Daniel Brown has signed with CAA. Brown is one of the stars of Warner Bros. pic "Project X." He is repped by Black Box Management.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
Though the Monday preem of Universal's "American Reunion" served as an actual reunion for most of the cast, there were a couple of new members to the team.
"Bad Teacher" helmer Jake Kasdan is in negotiations to direct "Sex Tape" for Sony Pictures and Escape Artists.
Toni Collette, Danny Huston, Michael Stuhlbarg and Michael Wincott are in negotiations to join the cast of Fox Searchlight's "Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of 'Psycho.'"
Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandreas' newly formed Pacific Standard production banner will develop M. A. Larson's children's novel series "Pennyroyal's Princess Boot Camp" as a feature property…
After coming to terms with the budget and following a lengthy casting process, Warner Bros. has tapped "Downton Abbey" star Jessica Brown Findlay as the female lead in Akiva Goldsman's adaptation of…
Lucien Laviscount and Oz Zehavi have joined the cast of the NBC pilot "Midnight Sun," starring Julia Stiles.
Carlos Miranda has landed a supporting role in Sofia Coppola's next pic, "The Bling Ring."