Trade Breaks: Coma, Way, Tourists, Sex

“Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment are teaming for Ben Dey’s comedy pitch “Coma Boy.” Kim Barker (“License to Wed”) is in negotiations to pen the screenplay. Plot details are being kept under wraps…” (full details)

“The award-winning Romanian drama “The Way I Spent The End of the World” from exec producers Martin Scorsese and Wim Wenders has been acquired for North American distribution by Film Movement. Film Movement will distribute “World” exclusively to its DVD club members in July, followed by a first-quarter 2008 limited theatrical platform release…” (full details)

“Wild Child has optioned “The Tourists,” the first novel by Jeff Hobbs. Hobbs will write the script, about three former Yale classmates in their late 20s who reconnect in Manhattan, and become involved in an unusual love triangle…” (full details)

“Former HBO chief Chris Albrecht has quietly been helping guide the screen version of the HBO series “Sex and the City” to the starting line. When a distrib deal is in place, the company and Albrecht will figure out if he’ll be a credited producer…” (full details)