Trade Breaks: Suicide, Community, Coma

By Garth Franklin Monday July 17th 2006 04:58PM

"City Lights Pictures Releasing has acquired worldwide rights to the torn-from-the-headlines terrorism documentary "Suicide Killers." Pierre Rehov's feature examines the phenomenon of suicide bombers through interviews with their family members, along with prisoners whose bombing attempts have been thwarted. After a week long Oscar-qualifying run next month in New York, a release in select U.S. cities is tentatively scheduled for later this year..." (full details)

"Warner Bros. Pictures has bought Nick Thune's comedy pitch "Community College" and set it up with 3 Arts Entertainment to produce. Thune ("Unaccompanied Minors", "Knocked Up") also will star. Story revolves around two 25-year-old slackers who are seven years into their two-year degree. Thune will co-write with Kevin and Kyle Flynn..." (full details)

"New Line Cinema has acquired the spec "My Beautiful Coma" from writer Chris Downey. The comedy centers on a married man who lives out his dream of having every woman he has ever fantasized about after a near-fatal car accident leaves him in a coma. Complications ensue when his wife enters his dream world to "rescue him"..." (full details)