The writers' strike is officially happening. (Associated Press)

In a defiant fuck-you to those who would have him age gracefully, Sylvester Stallone has signed on for a remake of Death Wish. (Variety)

Zach Galifianakis' growing success as a comedian has not yet stopped him from taking jobs with a whiff of doom about them: He's just signed on to play a dude named Dave the Bear and a scientist in charge of a guinea pig commando program. (Hollywood Reporter)