Aasif Mandvi To Join "Million Dollar Arm"

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Aasif Mandvi To Join "Million Dollar Arm"

"The Daily Show" regular Aasif Mandvi will join Jon Hamm in Craig Gillespie's "Million Dollar Arm" at Disney Pictures. Shooting begins in May in India and Atlanta.

Tom McCarthy ("The Visitor") pens the script involving the true story of struggling sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) and his partner Aash Shah (Mandvi). The pair launch an American Idol-like reality show designed to find the first major league baseball player from cricket-crazy India.

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Christine Lahti Casts "Mania Days"

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Christine Lahti Casts "Mania Days"

Christine Lahti join Katie Holmes in Paul Dalio's indie drama "Mania Days". Lahti will play the mother of Holmes’s character in the Spike Lee produced feature.

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Cole Hauser Joins Wally Pfister's "Transcendence"

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Cole Hauser Joins Wally Pfister's "Transcendence"

Cole Hauser has joined the cast of Wally Pfister's sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" at Alcon Entertainment. Paul Bettany, Morgan Freeman, Rebecca Hall, Kate Mara and Cillian Murphy also star.

Johnny Depp stars as a man who creates a computer that develops a malevolent awareness. Hauser will play a military officer.

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Voltage Pictures Launches Thriller "Home Invasion"

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Voltage Pictures Launches Thriller "Home Invasion"

Voltage Pictures is set to finance the thriller "Home Invasion" which was previously setup at Silver Pictures’ micro-budget label Zinc Entertainment. Shooting begins in June.

The story involves a family imprisoned in their own home by intruders who play a life and death game in which the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds.

Joesph Dembner penned the script with commercials director Sean Carter making his feature directorial debut on the project. Joel ...