Trade Breaks: Hellraiser, Trees, Sleep

“Director Darren Lynn Bousman (“Saw II-IV”) has officially been asked to direct the remake to Hellraiser, filling the shoes of the French filmmakers Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury (who left the project a few weeks ago). Bousman still denies that he will have anything to do with the return of Pinhead, despite the Weinstein’s strong desire to get him onboard…” (full details)

“ABC has cancelled Anne Heche-led drama series “Men in Trees” said series creator Jenny Bicks who was informed late last week. An alternate series-finale ending will now be tacked onto the show’s last episode. The cancellation is believed to be due to the series suffering multiple schedule changes and hiatuses…” (full details)

“Maya Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to Alex Rivera’s Spanish-language Sundance award-winner “Sleep Dealer.” The dystopian tale revolves around themes of immigration and digital culture, using sci-fi conventions to tell a political tale. Maya will release the film theatrically…” (full details)