The Great New Wonderful: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Olympia Dukakis, The Station Agent writer-director Thomas McCarthy, Judy Greer, Will Arnett, Jim Gaffigan and Naseeruddin Shah have joined Edie Falco, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Tony Shalhoub in Serenade Films/Sly Dog Films' digital feature The Great New Wonderful for helmer Danny Leiner.

Penned by playwright Sam Catlin, the dark comedy weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-Sept. 11 New York. Shooting starts this week in the Big Apple.

Brian B.