New Shorts: August 13th 2010

Photos from Brighton Rock, The Conspirator, The Fighter, Dwayne Johnson on the set of Fast Five and concept art of Kilowog in Green Lantern.

Posters for The Town, Due Date, The Tempest, Monsters, Buried, Piranha 3D, Hideaway and the Back to the Future re-release.

Jennifer Lawrence is keenly pursuing the lead role in “Craxy Heart” director Scott Cooper’s potential next film, an adaptation of William Styron’s Southern family-drama “Lie Down In Darkness”…” ( full details)

There’s rumors that Ben Affleck will play the lead role in Terrence Malick’s next project which already has the likes Christian Bale, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams, and Olga Kurylenko rumoured to be involved. Malick is currently in post-production on “The Tree of Life”…” ( full details)

“Zeitgeist Films has scored the U.S. rights to Caroline Bottaro’s film “Queen to Play” and will release the French language film early next year…” (full details)

“Rian Johnson’s ambitious sci-fi time-traveling thriller “Looper” is scheduled to begin filming in January. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis star…” (full details)

“”Elf” scribe David Berenbaum will pen a live-action and computer-animated hybrid feature featuring classic cartoon character Bugs Bunny for Warner Bros. Pictures. The film would mark the character’s first appearance on screen since 2003’s “Looney Tunes: Back In Action”…” ( full details)

“Marvel’s “The Avengers” film is scheduled to begin shooting in February 2011 in Los Angeles, around fifteen months before its release date. Sources are pegging that the film will be fully shot in 3D rather than post-converted like “Thor” and “Captain America”…” ( full details)

“Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro is said to be finalizing a deal with video game publisher THQ to bring his vision to titles for the game label. THQ is behind such titles as the “Saints Row” series, “Red Faction” and “Frontlines: Fuel of War”…” ( full details)

“Jamie Bell has signed on to star in the British psychological thriller “Retreat” for Magnet Films. Cillian Murphy and Thandie Newton play a couple on a remote island who find a soldier in a biohazard suit washed up on the beach…” ( full details)

“Kevin Smith’s upcoming black comedy “Red State” follows a group of kids encounter a crazed preacher who gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘extreme fundamentalism…” ( full details)

“”Toy Story 3” has become Pixar’s highest-grossing film, overtaking “Finding Nemo” and earning an estimated $896 million at the worldwide box office. In eight weeks the film will cross the $400M domestic and $500M international markers by around the time you read this…” ( full details)

“Working Title is said to be looking into a movie version of Schonberg & Boublil’s stage musical adaptation of Victor Hugo’s “Les Miserables”…” ( full details)