Sony Pictures Classics has picked up rights in North America, Australia and New Zealand to "Higher Ground," the recent Sundance entry that is Vera Farmiga's helming debut.
This portrait of a Christian community marks a startlingly bold directing debut for Vera Farmiga.
Molly Parker and John Hawkes ("Winter's Bone") have been signed to star in indie drama "The Playroom," written by Gretchen Dyer and directed by her sister Julia Dyer.
Patrick Stewart is the whole show in "King of Texas," TNT's ranch-hand rendition of "King Lear." Sporting beautiful gray locks, a robust beard and heavy-duty machismo, Stewart brings to a desperate…