Universal has tapped Fabian Castro and Talitha Watkins as VPs of multicultural marketing, a first for the company.
Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi are in talks to join Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale in the thriller "Contraband" for U.
The Gersh Agency has acquired the lit tenpercentery Hohman, Maybank and Lieb.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has set the 10 contenders for Oscar animated shorts nominations and the 10 contenders for live-action short noms.
James Franco and Anne Hathaway have been tapped to co-host the Feb. 27 Academy Awards.
Universal has set a date for "The Thing" prequel, planning to release the horror pic on Oct. 14.
Filmmakers Monte Hellman and Bruce McDonald will be feted at the Whistler Film Festival for their lifetime achievements on Dec. 3.
Heather McComb, Claire Holt, Tyler James Williams, Reid Scott, Gregg Sulkin and Nadine Velazquez.
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