Trade Breaks: Wolverine, Hobby, Tar

“, frontman of hip-hop group the Black Eyed Peas, will play Wraith, a mutant with the power to turn himself translucent in the upcoming “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”…” (full details)

“F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “The Pat Hobby Stories” has been optioned by Washington Square Films and Minetta Street Productions. Published a year before Fitzgerald’s death in 1940, these were accounts of his experiences as a screenwriter on the lot of a major film studio billed as “his last word from his last home.” Scribe Jerry Rapp (“Mojave Phone Booth”) adapted for screen…” (full details)

“Willoughby Pictures has joined with Savandra Pictures and Mission Launch to produce the feature “Tar Beach.” Filming is scheduled to begin this fall in New York with thesp John Leguizamo to helm. “Tar” is based on real-life tale of Carol Boyd, a young woman saddled with caring for her alcoholic stepfather and paroled stepsister. Joe Anderson (“Across the Universe,” “Control”) is said to be attached…” (full details)