Trade Breaks: Lions, Breach, Code

“Michael Pena (“Crash”, “World Trade Center”) has joined “Lions for Lambs,” the Robert Redford-directed United Artists drama. Pena will play an Army Ranger lieutenant and platoon leader in Afghanistan, and he and his men become the catalyst for multiple overlapping storylines. Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep and Redford also star in the drama…” (full details)

“New Line has acquired the political thriller “Material Breach” and is negotiating with John Moore to direct. The contemporary thriller by Don Winston (“Our Family Troubles”) concerns a secret government group that brings in a man once accused of terrorist acts to help plan attacks on Washington…” (full details)

“Universal has picked up sci-fi thriller “Source Code,” with Topher Grace attached to star. While the plot revolves around time travel, other details of Ben Ripley’s script are being kept under wraps…” (full details)