Move comes in the wake of SKE announcing a pair of Lakeshore mystery co-prods.
John Schultz will direct from an adapted script by Kathy Waugh and Megan McDonald.
Damaged beachfront eateries include the Carlton, Martinez and Miramar.
Darrell James Roodt ("Yesterday") directs the South Africa/Canada co-production.
Pic is in development for Universal Pictures Intl.
RMI will handle distribution for all future Relativity Media titles for the Indian market.
Pic will also get a Kremlin Palace world premiere in December.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said an acquisition of MGM "could make good sense" at the right price.
Pic has started lensing in Rhode Island.
Max Palevsky died in Los Angeles Wednesday in his sleep following a heart attack. He was 85.
TV personality will play an exec assistant at a major cosmetic company.