Trade Breaks: Knight, Moon, Africa

“A special effects technician has been killed in a crash during production of the latest Batman film, Warner Bros. said Tuesday. The studio said the man, who was not identified, died when a truck carrying a camera platform crashed into a tree while following a stunt vehicle on Monday. Filming on the movie, “The Dark Knight,” was not taking place at the time, and no actors were involved in the accident…” (full details)

“Summit Entertainment has acquired US distribution rights to “Fly Me to the Moon,” a computer-animated feature being produced for stereoscopic 3-D theatrical release by nWave in association with Illuminata Pictures. “Moon” is scheduled to open February 15th domestically in 3-D in Imax theaters…” (full details)

“Palm Pictures has acquired all North American and U.K. rights to Stephanie Black’s Bob Marley family docu “Africa Unite.” The feature follows three generations of the Marley’s family as they take their first trip to Ethiopia for a landmark concert commemorating the singer’s 60th birthday. The film features rare footage of the late artist and many of his original recordings on the soundtrack…” (full details)