Trade Breaks: Boston, RKO, Dominion

“Whilst it was revealed Wednesday that John Larroquette and Tara Summers were joining the cast of the fourth season of “Boston Legal”, what’s now come to light is that four other cast members have been cut from the line-up. Julie Bowen (Denise), Mark Valley (Brad), RenĂ© Auberjonois (Paul) and Constance Zimmer (Claire) will not be returning for the show’s fourth season after the network chose not to renew their contracts…” (full details)

“Twisted Pictures and RKO Pictures are teaming to remake four genre pics from the RKO library, no distributor has yet been set. Budgeted between $10 million-$20 million each, the remakes will include 1943’s “I Walked With a Zombie,” 1946’s “Bedlam,” and the 1945 Robert Wise-directed thriller “The Body Snatcher”…” (full details)

“Former Disney head Nina Jacobson has set sci-fi thriller “Dominion” at DreamWorks and her Color Force company. Ben Ripley (“Source Code,” “WXYZ”) is penning the screenplay, which centers on a human who is chosen to command an army’s first-ever platoon of robotic soldiers…” (full details)