Trade Breaks: Proposal, Rabbit, Halloween

“New Line Cinema has acquired an untitled comic pitch from “The Drew Carey Show” producer Les Firestein. The comedy twists the “Indecent Proposal” concept, as a wealthy man meets an attractive couple and offers a fortune for a night of passion – with the guy. Firestein is currently writing and exec producing a Fox comedy pilot tentatively called “LeBrontourage” that focuses on the surreal world of a 14-year-old basketball phenom…” (full details)

“Nicole Kidman will star in and produce the bigscreen adaptation of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Broadway play “Rabbit Hole” for Fox Searchlight. Story concerns a happily married couple whose lives are disrupted after an unexpected tragedy and the intensely emotional, redemptive journey they must undertake to regain happiness. Lindsay-Abaire (“Inkheart”, “The Golden Compass”) will adapt the script himself…” (full details)

“The mother and father of Laurie Strode in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” remake have been cast. Another horror icon Dee Wallace Stone (“E.T.”, “The Howling”, “The HIlls Have Eyes”) and prolific TV actor Pat Skipper (“The X-Files”, “ER”, “Boston Legal”) will be taking the roles…” (full details)