Trade Breaks: Burn, Amelia, Dumped

“Joel and Ethan Coen’s “Burn After Reading,” the duo’s next movie after the Oscar-winning “No Country for Old Men,” will open the summer’s Venice Film Festival on August 27th. The dark spy comedy stars John Malkovich as an ousted CIA operative whose memoirs fall into the hands of two gym workers who set out to exploit their find. George Clooney, Tilda Swinton and Brad Pitt also star…” (full details)

“Mia Wasikowska (“In Treatment”) is joining “Amelia,” the Amelia Earhart biopic starring Hilary Swank that Mira Nair is directing for Fox Searchlight. She will play Elinor, a young fan of Earhart’s…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures has picked up Scott Rothman’s spec script “Dumped” for Michael De Luca to produce. The story revolves around two lifelong friends who experience a difficult breakup when one suddenly embraces adulthood while the other refuses to let go of his careless, bachelor lifestyle…” (full details)