Trade Breaks: Saw, Saturn, Mars

“Saw 2 & 3 helmer Darren Lynn Bousman is once again back in the big chair to helm “Saw IV”. Production begins April 16th in Toronto, Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures will produce. The film is on course for an October 26th release…” (full details)

“The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror films has announced the nominations for the 33rd Annual Saturn Awards. Leading the pack is “Superman Returns” with ten nominations. Garnering six nominations each, are “X-Men: The Last Stand” and Guillermo del Toro’s “Pan’s Labyrinth.” Following closely behind are “Casino Royale,” “Mission Impossible III,” “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer,” “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” and “Stranger Than Fiction,” receiving five nominations each…” (full details)

“David E. Kelley has tapped helmer Dwight Little (“Murder at 1600”) to direct his adaptation of “Life on Mars” for ABC. Kelley wrote and is exec producing the ABC drama, which revolves around a cop who finds himself transported back to the 1970s. Little has helmed episodes of shows like “The Practice,” “24,” “Prison Break” and “Bones”…” (full details)