Trade Breaks: Go, Ivy, American

“Chris Millis has sold screenplay rights to his upcoming novel “God and California” to Lionsgate. Millis will adapt the story of an Iraq war vet and a disgraced Catholic priest who travel from New York to California in a pink 1975 El Dorado in a week, breaking the Ten Commandments one by one…” (full details)

“Scribe Aline Brosh McKenna (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “27 Dresses”) will pen the script for the Sarah Jessica Parker dramedy “The Ivy Chronicles” at Warner Bros. Pictures. Based on a novel by Karen Quinn, the plot centers on an upper-middle-class New York mother is forced to start over after getting divorced and losing her high-powered job in one fell swoop…” (full details)

“Vivendi Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to David Zucker’s “An American Comedy” for release October 3rd. The story follows a cynical Hollywood filmmaker who has been trying to abolish the Fourth of July. He is visited by three ghosts who teach him the meaning of America. Kevin Farley, Kelsey Grammer, Trace Adkins, Leslie Nielsen, Dennis Hopper, James Woods, Robert Davi and Jon Voight star…” (full details)