Jim Caviezel has signed with ICM.
Kyra Sedgwick has signed on to star as the lead character in the TNT drama pilot "The Closer."
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
Pink slips have started to arrive at Writers & Artists Group Intl. with Paradigm expected to close its purchase of W&A shortly.
The Intl. Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees is nearing a new four-year contract with the Assn. of Independent Commercial Producers.
Brett Ratner is coming on board to direct the MGM gambling caper "Breaking Vegas," with Kevin Spacey producing.
College Sports TV, the digital-sports network, has signed the biggest deal in its 16-month history, ponying up $82 million for a seven-year deal with the Mountain West Conference.
Universal Pictures and Double Features partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are logging on to the online service Friendster.
Exhib AMC Theaters will inaugurate its digital distribution system for feature films with the drama "Evergreen," which will bow Sept. 10 on 115 AMC theaters in 27 U.S. markets.
Lions Gate Entertainment has acquired "Ivy League," a comedy to be written by Josh Bycel and Jonathan Fener.