Trade Breaks: D-War, Kong, Young

“”D-War,” an effects-heavy, English-language, South Korean-produced monster film shot in Los Angeles will receive a 1,500 screen late August release in the U.S. via Freestyle Releasing. Jason Behr and Amanda Brooks star in the $32 million film about a giant serpent that emerges from a past era to smash its way through downtown LA…” (full details)

“New Line is moving forward on its feature adaptation of “The King of Kong,” a documentary about rivals battling for supremacy in vidgame “Donkey Kong” opening this Summer. Michael Bacall (“Manic”) has been picked to script and the original doco’s helmer Seth Gordon will direct…” (full details)

“Working Title Films has optioned the feature film rights to the critically acclaimed Channel 4 documentary “Young@Heart”. Airing last year in the UK, it revolved around a chorus of New England senior citizens who defy the stereotypes of old age by performing cover songs to rock and pop classics…” (full details)