Trade Breaks: Hilton, Yuma, Tales

“Director Brett Ratner says that he has plans to work with Paris Hilton on one of his next projects. The only things on his schedule right now are an untitled crime caper with Chris Rock and Eddie Murphy, and the just announced biopic of Playboy grandpa Hugh Hefner…” full details)

“Lionsgate has moved up Western-drama “3:10 to Yuma” a full month for a September 7th release, ahead of other westerns due this Fall. Lionsgate is planning a big awards campaign for “3:10,” helmed by James Mangold and starring Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster, Gretchen Mol and Peter Fonda. A DVD launch is being eyed for the first week of January, a key period in awards season…” full details)

“Director Richard Kelly (“Donnie Darko”) confirms they are halfway through completing all the new visual effects for “Southland Tales” with everything due for late summer. A release date is expected very soon…” full details)