Trade Breaks: Mummy, Hugh, Chadster

“”Stormbreaker” star Alex Pettyfer is up for the role of Alex O’Connell, the son of Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz’s characters in Universal Pictures’ “The Mummy 3″…” (full details)

“Universal has picked up comedy pitch “A Whole New Hugh,” from Ed Helms, Jake Fleisher and Ian Berger. Helms will star and co-write the project about three guys who try to boost their friend’s confidence by making him appear to be successful. Judd Apatow will produce…” (full details)

“Todd Phillips (“Road Trip,” “Starsky and Hutch”) will produce and is eyeing to direct comedy “The Chadster” for Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment. Michael Samonek (“The Whole Pemberton Thing,” “Car Wars”) is aboard to pen the script about a best man who finds his position threatened when an eccentric, long-lost childhood friend shows up at the wedding, causing all sorts of trouble. Phillips is presently gearing up to direct “Men” for Warners, with production set to begin this fall…” (full details)