Trade Breaks: Sin, Area 52, Carnival

“Frank Miller has announced that the script for “Sin City 2″ is complete and that the film is ready to go. They say that Miller and Robert Rodriguez will be sharing directorial duties and that he hopes that shooting will begin by late spring…” (full details)

“Benderspink has acquired rights to “Area 52,” a comic book by Brian Haberlin (TV’s “Badlands”). The story follows a group of misfit soldiers on an Antarctic military base who learn that they are guarding a storage facility containing top-secret, otherworldly technologies and weapons. A murderous alien, hatched from something believed to be an artifact, stalks the soldiers…” (full details)

“New Line has signed Neil Jordan (“Breakfast on Pluto,” “Interview with a Vampire”) to direct and rewrite future fantasy “Killing on Carnival Row”. The story centers on a Victorian city inhabited by humans, faeries, elves and vampires, with a detective pursuing a serial killer …” (full details)