Maverick Films has acquired Sean Jacques' thriller spec "Darkhorse."
Scribes Jay Scherick and David Ronn ("Spin City") have sold sitcom scripts to NBC and ABC.
Viacom's Los Angeles TV stations KCBS and KCAL will produce 11 hours of live, local news programming each weekday with no overlap beginning Monday.
Indie sales and financing entity Porchlight Entertainment has picked up remaining worldwide sales rights to Random Harvest's period drama "War Bride," starring Anna Friel, Molly Parker and Brenda…
Phoenix Pictures has joined with Benderspink to co-produce Bragi Schut's script "The Last Voyage of the Demeter," with Benderspink attached to executive produce.
ABC Entertainment has promoted development exec Julie McNamara to vice president of drama programming.
Walter Latham, producer of the concert films "The Original Kings of Comedy" and "Queens of Comedy," has set the lineup for his next tour.
Michael Caine will receive a special tribute at the 16th annual AFI Fest, running Nov. 7-17 at the event's new headquarters, the ArcLight Theater on Sunset Boulevard.
The ensemble for Paul Reiser's untitled comedy pilot at FX has been set, with "Kissing Jessica Stein" co-writer/star Jennifer Westfeldt among the cast.
Dimension Films has tapped tyro scribe Trevor Sands to pen its tentpole film "Six Billion Dollar Man" -- the updated version of Universal TV series "The Six Million Dollar Man."
Performers Fred Armisen and Will Forte will join "Saturday Night Live" as featured players when the comedy-variety series makes its season premiere Saturday.