Trade Breaks: Harold, Saw, Major

“Spencer Breslin will play the title role in high school comedy “Harold.” The story follows a prematurely balding student trying to adapt to a new high school. Cuba Gooding Jr. will portray a janitor who befriends the teased teen. Shooting begins this month in New York…” (full details)

“David Hackl is secured to direct the next two “Saw” films (#5 & #6). Hackl served as production designer on the first three sequels, and second Unit Director on the third and fourth…” (full details)

“Family Room Entertainment Corporation has announced that principal photography for Jessica Simpson’s Major Movie Star has started in Shreveport, Louisiana. The film centers on a pampered star (Simpson) who decides to enlist in the Marines to win approval from a producer for an upcoming military-themed movie. Upon arriving at Camp Pendleton, she realizes she’s made a mistake but decides to persist so she won’t let her country down. Steve Miner directs…” (full details)