Trade Breaks: Trek, Transformers, Velocity

“The three week old rumour is confirmed – Zoe Saldana is in final negotiations to play a young Uhura in J.J. Abrams re-imagination of the “Star Trek” franchise. Saldana joins Anton Yelchin as a young Chekov and Zachary Quinto as a young Spock…” (full details)

“Transformers” director Michael Bay confirms on his official message board that he’s keen to work on the “Transformers” sequel pre-strike (June 2008) but “I might jump ship and come back a year or so later cause people at the studio have been dragging for two months”…” (full details)

“Process Media (“Shortbus”) has snapped up feature rights to Dave Eggers’ novel “You Shall Know Our Velocity!” and signed Miguel Arteta (“The Good Girl”) to direct. The story centers on two childhood friends who come upon a large sum of money and embark on a weeklong around-the-world journey to give it away. Wells Tower will adapt…” (full details)