The Day in Deals

— The Hollywood Reporter says that Walt Disney Pictures has acquired “Game Boys,” an action spec by Tom Ropelewski and Evan Katz. You know the drill: “Two thirtysomething video game junkies are recruited by the Department of Homeland Security to lead a geeky army of gamers in a battle against creatures that have come to life from a video game they have mastered.” I know what you’re thinking: Not again.

Who’s producing? Um, if you guessed “Jerry Bruckheimer” – then come on down! We’ve got a brand new toaster-oven with your name on it.

Kirsten Dunst is in talks to join the cast of Michel Gondry‘s “Be Kind – Rewind”

— As part of its reinvention as broadly-programmed studio, MGM will release “Rocky Balboa” this December.

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