Acquisitions: Drafted, Timecrimes, Bloom

“New Line has picked up comic book adaptation “Drafted” for Benderspink. In the book, aliens come to Earth and warn mankind of an imminent invasion from another alien species. The first group of aliens drafts humans into boot camps and trains them to defend themselves against the invaders…” (full details)

“Magnolia Pictures has picked up worldwide rights (except Spain) to Nacho Vigalondo’s comic sci-fi feature “Timecrimes (Los Cronocrimenes).” The story follows a man who travels back in time and meets himself, setting off a series of disasters…” (full details)

“Summit Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to caper-romance “The Brothers Bloom,” starring Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Mark Ruffalo and Rinko Kikuchi. Rian Johnson wrote and directed the pic set for release next year. The film centers on two con men whose lives change upon meeting an heiress who becomes an unlikely partner in their latest scheme…” (full details)