Trade Breaks: Firth, Bale, Hurt

“Colin Firth will join the confirmed Jim Carrey, Bob Hoskins, and Gary Oldman along with the unconfirmed Tom Hanks, Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox in Robert Zemeckis’ performance capture/Disney digital 3-D film “A Christmas Carol”. The adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic hits theatres on November 6th 2009…” (full details)

“Its now confirmed that Christian Bale is in negotiations to star as a thirty-something John Connor in the McG-directed “Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins” for Halcyon Company, Intermedia, and Warner Bros. Pictures. The story has Connor leading what is left of the human race against the machines. Shooting begins in April in Budapest…” (full details)

“Trancas International Films, Left Hook Entertainment and Yellowsand Pictures have optioned writers Anthony Grieco and Jeff Drongowski horror thriller “Hurt.” The story revolves around a group of estranged best friends who are reunited after another commits suicide. The gathering ends up becoming a bloodbath because the meeting was set up as retribution. Newcomer Adam Finberg will direct…” (full details)