Trade Breaks: Sega, Mancation, Helm

“Sega has signed deals with Marvel Studios to make games based on three of its upcoming films. Sega will produce videogames based on “The Incredible Hulk,” which comes out in summer 2008, along with “Captain America” and “Thor,” which are in development. Sega previously signed a deal to do a movie based on “Iron Man,” Marvel’s first self-financed pic. Sega plans to release both “Iron Man” and “Hulk” day-and-date with the pics…” (full details)

“New Line has picked up the Jared Bush (TV’s “All of Us”) comedy pitch “Mancation” for Benderspink to produce. The story follows a guy who decides that marriage has drained his little brother’s manhood, so he drags him on a testosterone-filled getaway to help him get it back…” (full details)

“Mandate Pictures has signed Zach Helm (“Stranger Than Fiction”) and his Gang of Two producing partner Jim Garavente to a first-look deal. First project under the deal is a comedy focusing on the high-pressure world of high school speech and debate teams based on Helm’s own embarrassing high school experiences…” (full details)