Tom Hooper, fresh off his best-director Oscar win for "The King's Speech," is in talks to direct an adaptation of the musical "Les Miserables" that Universal will distribute.
Juno Temple has joined the cast of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Ray Liotta is set to star in the action-thriller "Bad Karma" for Zero Gravity Prods.
Linara Washington has joined the cast of "Cogan's Trade" starring Brad Pitt.
Nationlight Prods. has partnered with producer Michael Helfant and author Noah benShea to develop and produce a pic based on benShea's "Jacob" book series.
Universal Pictures has acquired rights to the romantic comedy "Unreasonable Doubt" from a Marc Klein script with Jon Turteltaub directing.
Aaron Johnson and Jude Law are in talks to join Keira Knightley in Working Title's "Anna Karenina," which Joe Wright will direct.
Jennifer Lawrence is set to star as Katniss in Gary Ross' "Hunger Games" for Lionsgate.