Veteran executive Robert Kessel has joined Participant Media as senior VP of production. He will report to Jonathan King, Participant's exec VP of production, and manage the development, production…
Director Christine Jeffs signed with commercial production company Xenon for exclusive U.S. spot representation.
Relativity Media has upped Adam Keen to exec VP of worldwide publicity and corporate communications, while Rachel Cadden has been promoted to exec VP of marketing.
Robert Kessel has joined Matt Tolmach Prods. as senior VP of productions where he'll oversee development and production for the company's feature slate.
"Sunshine Cleaning" helmer Christine Jeffs has signed to direct "Wonderful Tonight" for Castle Rock Entertainment.
Ronald Harwood has signed on to write a movie about the final days of Russian Czar Nicholas II and his family, after they were captured by the Bolsheviks, exiled to Siberia and finally executed.
Chris Hemsworth and Clifton Collins Jr. have joined the cast of Paramount Pictures and J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek."