Trade Breaks: Blade, Caramel, Blindness

“Plans are in the works for 4k restorations of a number of films from the Warner Bros. vault, including “Blade Runner,” “Bonnie and Clyde,” “Cool Hand Luke” and the Dirty Harry films “Magnum Force” and “Sudden Impact.” Plan is to offer the restored titles on the two high-definition DVD formats, Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD, as well as standard-definition DVD. The “Blade Runner” release is being planned for this year…” (full details)

“Roadside Attractions picked up all U.S. rights to the Lebanese women’s drama “Caramel,” and IFC Entertainment’s day-and-date First Take scored a double play, picking up the much-discussed Romanian abortion drama “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days” and the whimsical “Flight of the Red Balloon”…” (full details)

“Daniel Craig was in talks to take the lead role in Fernando Meirelles’ “Blindness,” but is no longer attached. He would’ve played a doctor who is the only man who can see in a village where everyone else is suddenly struck blind…” (full details)