Elizabeth Banks is the latest actress to join the cast of 'What to Expect When You're Expecting,' the big-screen adaptation of the bestselling pregnancy guidebook. Already on hand for the Lionsgate film are Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick and Chris Rock. The rom-com begins shooting this summer for a May 11, 2012, release. [Deadline]

Liev Schreiber, Jeremy Strong and Liv Tyler will star in the independent film 'Robot and Frank,' joining Frank Langella and Susan Sarandon in the story of a young architect (Strong) working to scan all the books at the library where he works when he's suddenly forced to go up against a man (Langella) who plans to steal from the institution with his robot companion. [Variety]

'Supernatural' creator and executive producer Eric Kripke has sold 'Haunted,' his supernatural spec script, to Warner Bros. for the writer to direct. It's described as a tale of a haunted house told from the ghost's point of view. In addition to writing 'Supernatural,' Kripke has also directed several episodes of the TV series, which is heading into its seventh season this fall. He's also written the three 'Boogeyman' films as well as a pair of short films. [Variety]

David Weisberg and Douglas Cook, the screenwriters behind 'The Rock' and 'Double Jeopardy,' are in negotiations with Summit Entertainment for a comedy pitch. According to TheWrap, the project is being described as an 'Oceans 11' with women: A caper film about revenge in which 11 women get together to target a man who has mistreated them all. [TheWrap]
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