Trade Breaks: Watchmen, Einstein, Cool

“The official site for Zack Snyder’s big screen adaptation of Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” has been updated with the first part of a set visit by “Watchmen” graphic novel artist Dave Gibbons…” (full details)

“Hero Pictures Intl. has acquired rights to the biography “The Private Lives of Albert Einstein,” penned by journalists Roger Highfield and Paul Carter. The story probes the human side of Einstein and chronicles his struggles early in life, his rise to fame and the end of his life. It’s said to paint a somewhat unflattering portrait of the genius scientist. Ron Bass began adapting the screenplay this Summer…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures has set debut director Josh Greenbaum to helm its high school comedy “The Art of Cool.” The story centers on a geeky student who discovers the classic book “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu and literally uses it as a survival guide for navigating the social politics of high school…” (full details)