Trade Breaks: Knight, Equalizer, Blues

“The Weinstein Co. has signed authors Michael Connelly and Terrill Lee Lankford to adapt the 1980s TV series “The Equalizer” for the big screen. Paul McGuigan’s action film follows an ex-government operative who strikes out on his own…” (full details)

“Michael Caine has revealed that the upcoming Batman Begins sequel The Dark Knight will be shooting in Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles and Baltimore. Meanwhile new Net rumours indicate that Jamie Foxx is being considered for the role of Harvey Dent…” (full details)

“Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s autobiographical play “Lackawanna Blues” is being developed as an HBO drama series based on the play and film. Santiago-Hudson is writing the pilot script. S. Epatha Merkerson has not been approached to reprise her role as Nanny, which garnered her Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG awards, given that she already has a regular gig on NBC’s long-running crime drama Law & Order…” (full details)