Trades: Knight, Thomsen, Contractors

“Video footage is now out of the explosion of Brach’s Candy Factory on the west side of Chicago yesterday on the set of “The Dark Knight”. The explosion of the building, changed to resemble Gotham City Hospital was impressive and video shows it all from various angles…” (full details)

“Ulrich Thomsen (“Kingdom of Heaven,” “Hitman”) has landed a major role in Sony Pictures “The International” alongside Clive Owen and Naomi Watts. Thomsen plays an investment banker who gets involved in an arms-dealing ring. The Tom Tykwer-directed film begins filming shortly in Berlin and Turkey…” (full details)

“Relativity Media has acquired Bob Fisher and David Hemingson’s comedy spec script “Contractors” The story revolves around two underachieving contractors who build a dream house for a millionaire and his fiancee, one of the builders’ ex-girlfriends. Relativity Media will finance and plans to get the film into production by early next year…” (full details)