SAG FOUNDATION awaits its cue

The SAG Foundation is set to open the doors of its actors center July 24 at the guild's headquarters on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, featuring a reception area called Aaron Spelling Place. The center will offer at no cost the use of computers for actors to spruce up their résumés; audiovisual equipment to work on demos, voice reels and camera techniques; and seminars taught by industry professionals.

Blue 'Knight' special

Featuring a product boutique in its stores, Kmart has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to promote "The Dark Knight," hitting theaters July 18. The Kmart promotion will offer free movie tickets with the purchase of three bags of Reese's "Batman" products and $5 off select Mattel "Dark Knight" toys with the purchase of five boxes of General Mills cereal and fruit snacks.


Cinema advertising company Screenvision's alternative content division will release the documentary "UltraMarathon Man: 50 Marathons • 50 States • 50 Days" to exhibitors with digial-cinema installations, beginning July 31 for engagements at about 170 domestic theaters. The movie follows running legend Dean Karnazes and the North Face Endurance 50, in which he ran 50 marathons in 50 different states in 50 consecutive days. "UltraMarathon Man" is directed by JB Benna and produced by both JB and Jennifer Benna of Journeyfilm. It will be distributed through Screenvision's HD digital network.