By Kate Ward
August 06, 2010 at 09:27 PM EDT

  • Doug Liman is trying his hand at reality TV: A&E has ordered a pilot from The Bourne Identity director called The Unexplained, which highlights first-person accounts of paranormal phenomena. Like this. [THR]
  • School’s in session once again: Jack Black will collaborate with School of Rock director Richard Linklater for dark comedy Bernie. [THR]
  • Ethan Hawke has been tapped to play a violinist in the indie drama A Late Quartet. [Variety]
  • IFC has picked up Portlandia, a comedy starring Fred Armisen about “the people and values of Portland, Ore.” [THR]