Trade Breaks: Court, Spy, Earth

“Our Stories Films has preemptively bought the comedy spec script “Court Appointed Attorney,” by Brent Askari and Chum Langhorne. Don Michael Paul is attached to direct. The story is described as a two-hander about a shy public defender who, with the help of his client, becomes a Johnnie Cochran type…” (full details)

DreamWorks is in negotiations to acquire an untitled spy thriller from Andrea Berloff (“World Trade Center”) that is based on the true story of two spies in the upper levels of the intelligence agency. Kevin Misher is producing…” (full details)

Universal Pictures has picked up Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese’s pitch “Earth vs. Moon” The plot details for what is being described as a sci-fi epic are being kept under wraps. Scott Stuber (“The Wolf Man”) will produce…” (full details)