Industry Roundup: Family Ties


Keeping the family together: Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh, two of the guys who run and write "Modern Family," signed a two-year deal with 20th Century Fox. The contract also allows them to work on new projects. [Deadline]

M:I 4 adds another character actor: Anil Kapoor, a Bollywood mainstay who played the game-show host in Slumdog Millionaire and the president of a Middle Eastern country in the final season of "24," will be starring in the new Mission:Impossible. The Tom Cruise vehicle, slated for a December 2011 release, had already padded its cast with Josh Holloway ("Lost") Jeremy Renner of (The Hurt Locker), and Michael Nyqvist ("The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo"). [THR]