Trade Breaks: Knight, Underage, Butcher

“Nolan’s director’s cut for ‘The Dark Knight’ has been screened and word is that even the hard nose execs that are typically hard to please thought it was amazing. The run time is apparently around two and a half hours right now with only minor polishes to come….” (full details)

“Montecito has picked up the broad comedy script “Underage” by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber. The story centers on a 17-year-old girl who seduces a twentysomething guy and proceeds to blackmail him into being her boyfriend in order to exact revenge on her ex…” (full details)

“Paramount Pictures and Platinum Dunes are teaming for the haunted house thriller “The Butcherhouse Chronicles”. The companies are taking meetings with directors to tackle Michael Hidalgo’s script about four teenagers who explore a supposedly haunted house and uncover their small town’s horrible secret. The film began as a play which bowed at Arielle Tepper’s 3rd Annual Summer Play Festival in New York City. Paramount subsequently snapped up the rights to the story in 2006 and asked Hidalgo to adapt the material for the screen…” (full details)