Dwight Yoakam, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale and Helena Bonham Carter are in talks to join Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer's "Lone Ranger."
Joe Lyle Taylor has been cast in a supporting role in "The Dark Knight Rises."
Blake Masters is set to rewrite Universal's "Colossus," produced by Brian Grazer.
Wyatt Russell has joined the cast of the war drama "A.W.O.L." starring Liam Hemsworth.
Adult Swim and Ars Nova have set up an untitled pilot for the Gotham-based freestyle rap group Freestyle Love Supreme featuring "In the Heights" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda.
The Beverly Hills Police Department has closed its investigation in the murder of Hollywood publicist Ronni Chasen.
Melanie Laurent is in negotiations for the female lead in Summit's magician-heist pic "Now You See Me."
And then there were seven: Nick Frost is in final negotiations to take the last remaining dwarf role in Universal's "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Mike Bauer, co-founder and former prexy of UTA, has set up a new management shingle: Black Box Management.
James Marsden has joined the cast of "Robot & Frank" starring Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon.
Edward Norton is in negotiations to play the villain in Universal's "The Bourne Legacy" opposite Jeremy Renner.