Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Josh Brolin are all in talks to star in Warner Bros. "Gangster Squad."
Willow Shields has been cast as Primrose Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" for Lionsgate.
Steven Bauer is set to recur on the AMC series "Breaking Bad."
Elizabeth Banks is in talks to star in "The Hunger Games" as Effie Trinket, the flaky bureaucrat who escorts her district's young death-match contestants to their fate.
Joshua Jackson will star with Rebecca Hall and Bruce Willis in "Lay the Favorite."
"Crash" star Michael Pena is in negotiations to join Jake Gyllenhaal in David Ayer's police pic "End of Watch."
Jason Statham is in negotiations to star in the thriller "Parker" with Taylor Hackford directing for Sierra/Affinity, Incentive Filmed Entertainment and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment.
Sid Ganis has been named honorary chairman of promotion at Wuxi Studio, the Chinese government's postproduction facility meant to spur growth in the country's fledgling film and TV industry.