Trade Breaks: Journey, River, MONY

“New Line Cinema and Walden Media’s “Journey 3-D,” a remake of the classic “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” will be screened in Summer 2008 on Real D’s 3-D screens. The film marks the first live-action production to be projected on Real D’s digital 3-D screens which by summer 2008 should total more than 1,500 domestically…” (full details)

“John Maringouin is filming a documentary about endurance swimmer Martin Strel, who began a planned, 70-day swim Thursday, starting at the source of the Amazon River in Peru and following the river until it meets the Atlantic Ocean at Belem, Brazil. To be titled “Big River Man,” the film will follow Strel’s attempt to cover 3,375 miles in what’s billed as the world’s longest swim…” (full details)

“Emmy winner Bobby Cannavale has been hired as the lead of “M.O.N.Y.,” NBC’s drama pilot from Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson, which is being directed by Spike Lee. “M.O.N.Y.” centers on a socially conscious New York public advocate (Cannavale) who is thrust into the position of becoming interim mayor and struggles to balance his moral center with the hardball realities of New York politics…” (full details)