Trade Breaks: Christmas, Man, God

“Fox Searchlight has optioned Elisa Bell (“Sleepover”) and Jeff Kline’s spec script “The Rosenbergs Save Christmas” as a potential starring vehicle for Goldie Hawn. Storyline revolves around a newly engaged couple from different religious backgrounds. When his family is forced to host Christmas, the two mothers’ personalities collide…” (full details)

“Producers Jonathan D. Krane and Beau Rogers will begin production in the summer on the mob thriller “Unmade Man” through the Edge, their new financing, production and distribution company. The film, written by written by Paul Borghese, Andrew Weiss and Catherine Gigante-Brown, will follow the rise and fall of Staten Island street criminal who joins the mob…” (full details)

“Gabriele Salvatores (“I’m Not Scared”) will direct “Come dio comanda” (As God Commands), a dark father-and-son drama based on the eponymous novel by bestselling Italo author Niccolo Ammaniti. The story centers around 11-year-old Cristiano and his neo-Nazi dad, both outcasts in an Italo suburbia strewn with strip malls and cell phone shops…” (full details)