Trades: Button, Marvel, Galactica

“‘TMNT’ creator Kevin Eastman has confirmed an old rumor that Paramount and David Fincher were at odds over the running time of ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ which is why Fincher setup ‘Heavy Metal’ at Sony. At the time ‘Button’ was said to clock in around three hours, though it has apparently since been cut to two-and-a-half…” (full details)

“Jon Favreau says that Marvel Studios are willing to make a commitment to keep all four of its upcoming productions filming in Los Angeles should California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his push to give Hollywood studios tax breaks for making their movies within the state go through…” (full details)

“Sci-Fi Channel is calling “inaccurate” rumors that the second half of Battlestar Galactica’s fourth and final season will be delayed and confirmed again that the original series will return with new episodes in January 2009…” (full details)