Trade Breaks: Mummy 3, Shell, Suspect

“Al Gough, who is co-writing the third installment in the Mummy film franchise with partner Miles Millar, told SCI FI Wire that the sequel will unwrap a new mummy, a new concept take on the franchise, and feature a more grown up version of Rick and Evie’s son. It’s aiming to shoot this summer under director Rob Cohen (Stealth) for a Summer 2008 release…” (full details)

“Animation company Production I.G. has acquired rights from publisher Kodansha to sell the anime classic “Ghost in the Shell” for a live-action remake. Kodansha published the “Ghost in the Shell” manga by Masamune Shirow in 1989. Production I.G. then made it into a cult hit animated feature in 1995…” (full details)

ABC has picked up “Suspect,” an hourlong crime procedural from director/executive producer Guy Ritchie. The drama examines all of the suspects in a recently committed crime, dissecting and re-enacting their stories until the true criminals are discovered…” (full details)