Trade Breaks: Traveler, Tokyo, Life

Serial thriller drama series “Traveler”, which received some of the best reviews out of last year’s batch of new pilots, will finally be airing on television on May 30th at 10pm and air in the Wednesday 10pm timeslot over the Summer on ABC.

“Fortissimo Films has teamed with Japanese shingle Entertainment Farm to co-produce “Tokyo Sonata.” Pic, about the secret lives led by the members of an ordinary Japanese family, is to be helmed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (“Pulse,” “Bright Future”)…” (full details)

“Palm Pictures has acquired North American rights to Meike Mitsuru’s political and sexual satire “The Glamorous Life of Sachiko Hanai,” centering on a Japanese call girl who gets caught up in international intrigue. The Japanese-language production will be released in theaters in early April and on Palm’s DVD label shortly thereafter…” (full details)