Trade Breaks: Sammy, Tokyo, Crews

“Lasse Hallstrom is attached to direct Columbia Pictures’ romantic comedy “Sammy.” Penned by Delia Ephron, the story kicks off when a woman who can sense what animals are thinking meets a man who claims to have the same relationship with dead people…” (full details)

“French directors Michel Gondry (“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”) and Leos Carax (“Pola X”) and South Korean helmer Bong Joon-ho (“The Host”) are in negotiations to write and direct a segment of the tentatively titled “Tokyo,” a feature telling three separate tales of the Japanese city. Shooting will take place on location for all three segments around July and August…” (full details)

“DreamWorks has optioned the action-comedy spec “The Secret Lives of Road Crews” by Kevin Lund and T.J. Scott. The story revolves around a clandestine group of road crew workers who are the last line of defense against a subterranean alien race…” (full details)