UK Film News report that the restructured FilmFour, part of Britain's Channel 4 Television, has a full slate of projects on the go although with a budget of only $16Million. The diverse projects include The Lovely Bones (an adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel), El Bulto (a comedic tale of a rock and roll eighties wild boy piecing together his past after a 20 year narcotic induced coma, He Kills Coppers (a thriller adapted from Jake Arnott's book).

Meanwhile the most expensive British movie ever made with a budget of $79.4 Million is, according to the Guardian, to start shooting in December. It is about the persian emperor Cyrus, a shepherd boy who founded an empire that stretched from the Mediterranean to India.

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