Trade Breaks: Valkyrie, Range, Death

“The German Defense Ministry is scrambling to qualify its stance on the Bryan Singer-Tom Cruise historic thriller “Valkyrie,” saying that despite reports to the contrary, it has no opposition to the film shooting in Germany. The ministry now says that while it hasn’t received an official request from “Valkyrie” producers United Artists to shoot in the country, it would “look agreeably” upon any such application…” (full details)

“Gabriel Range (“Death of a President”) will write and direct an untitled drama for Paramount Pictures and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura. A fictional take of a real event about a young man who turns up at a home and tells a couple that he’s their child who disappeared years ago…” (full details)

“Fox Searchlight has optioned Carter Blanchard’s spec “Near Death.” The story is described as a psychological sci-fi thriller set in the world of near-death experiences…” (full details)