Trade Breaks: Moonlight, Clique, Water

“Sophia Myles (“Thunderbirds,” “Doctor Who”) has been tapped as the female lead in CBS’ upcoming drama “Moonlight.” The story centers on a private investigator (Alex O’Laughlin) who is a vampire and struggles with the repercussions of immortality, vampire adversaries and his love for a mortal. Myles will play his love interest, Beth Turner, a beautiful, ambitious Internet investigative reporter who is always on the hunt for the big story. Myles replaces Shannon Lucio, who played the part in the pilot presentation…” (full details)

“Warner Premiere has picked up the rights to the best-selling young-adult series “The Clique” and will partner with the books’ developers and producers Alloy Entertainment to expand the novels to DVD releases targeted at the tween-girl audience. Told by way of an elite group of socially precocious 12-year-old girls from the wealthy suburbs north of New York, the books deal with the contemporary life of privileged teenagers and follow their ups and downs in junior high…” (full details)

“Koch Lorber Films and Red Envelope Entertainment have acquired all North American rights to the French coming-of-age drama “Water Lilies” (La Naissance des pieuvres). Writer-director Celine Sciamma’s first film follows the romantic trials and tribulations of three teen girls on a synchronized swimming team near Paris. Koch Lorber plans to screen the film in several U.S. fests before an early 2008 New York release, followed by a national theatrical rollout…” (full details)