Trade Breaks: Persia, Die, Hellraiser

“Walt Disney Pictures has denied a report that Orlando Bloom has landed a $40 million payday to star in the movie trilogy based on the “Prince of Persia” video game that Mike Newell is helming. The film is expected to go into production in the UK and Morocco shortly…” (full details)

“FilmCrest and Kid Gloves Productions have acquired a script from writer Rick Parks based on Robert M. Murphy’s book “No Better Place to Die.” The story centers around the battle for the La Fiere Bridge during the D-Day Invasion of World War II when a small group of 82nd Airborne American Paratroopers held off the German army for three days…” (full details)

“French directors Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury will NOT direct the upcoming remake of the Clive Barker classic “Hellraiser”. The duo reportedly quit the project after overseeing a script rewrite that wasn’t to Dimension’s liking…” (full details)