Tenant: According to Production Weekly, Dylan McDermott, Rose Byrne and Snoop Dogg have joined the cast of Danny Green's adaptaton of Bernard Malamud's 1971 novel, "The Tenants," which is scheduled to commence production next month in Los Angeles.

The sole tenant in a rundown tenement, Henry Lesser (McDermott) is struggling to finish a novel, but his solitary pursuit of the sublime grows complicated when Willie Spearmint (Snoop Dogg), a black writer amblivalent toward Jews, moves intom the building. Henry and Willie are artistic rivals and unwilling neighbors, and their uneasy peace is disturbed by the presence of Willie's white girlfriend, Irene (Byrne) and the landlord's Levespiel's attempts to evict both men and demolish the building.