Trade Breaks: Resident, Power, Musicals

“Actress Ali Larter says she has “heard whispers” of a fourth “Resident Evil” film. The next chapter may spin off from the Alice arc and instead focus on Claire Redfield. “We’ll see come Monday, right?” Larter said at today’s press day in Las Vegas referring to the box office results for “Resident Evil: Extinction” which opens tonight at midnight…” (full details)

“The Jan De Bont helmed, John Cusack-led action pic “Stopping Power” has been resurrected. Production halted three weeks ago after a key investor dropped out. Strategic investor R Media Acquisitions LLC has joined and raised the budget from $50 million to $60 million…” (full details)

“Showtime, Lionsgate and Spitfire Pictures will co-produce an untitled documentary that will offer a behind-the-scenes look at a cuttroat world of high school musicals in Southern Indiana. Current plans are to debut the documentary in 2008 on the festival circuit, and then present on Showtime…” (full details)