Trade Breaks: Walk, Coach, Lives

“The Weinstein Co. has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Robert Cuffley’s crime thriller “Walk All Over Me,” starring Leelee Sobieski as a small-town girl who assumes the dominatrix identity of her roommate (Tricia Helfer) to make some extra cash. The studio plans a video and TV release for the recent Toronto International Film Festival premiere, acquired from IndustryWorks Distribution…” (full details)

“Paramount Vantage has acquired the rights to the New York Times story “Hey Coach, Do You Need a Timeout?” by Warren St. John and will develop it as a comedic starring vehicle for Trevor Moore. The story centers on college fraternity brothers who decide to get together and coach a peewee football team but find themselves overwhelmed by the competitive nature of the league. Matt and Billy Eddy have been tapped to write the screenplay…” (full details)

“Disney Pictures has acquired Jonathan Hensleigh action-drama pitch “Nine Lives,” with Hensleigh (“The Rock,” “Armageddon,” “Con Air”) to pen the script. The story revolves around a Manhattan detective called Nine Lives because of the number of shootings he has survived while on duty. Jerry Bruckheimer will produce…” (full details)