Trade Breaks: Noahs, Scots, Special

“The Logo network has greenlighted a feature film based on the channel’s popular series “Noah’s Arc.” “Noah’s Arc: Jumping the Broom” will revolve around four black gay friends living in Los Angeles and pick up where the series’ second-season cliffhanger left off. Shooting begins in March in Canada…” (full details)

“Paramount Vantage is closing in on domestic rights to Phillip Noyce’s “Mary Queen of Scots,” starring Scarlett Johansson. Terms are still being finalized. The actress will play the 16th century monarch who had an antagonistic relationship with Queen Elizabeth I of England and was eventually beheaded…” (full details)

“Magnet Releasing has picked up North American rights to the comedy “Special,” starring Michael Rapaport as a comic book-obsessed meter maid who enters a clinical trial for a new drug that inhibits self-doubt. The resulting delusions lead him to a series of misadventures. A late-summer release is planned…” (full details)