News Bits: Games, Belle, Haven, Bermuda, Mind

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Jennifer Lawrence has used her Facebook account to post a new photo of herself as Katniss Everdeen in the upcoming “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2”. Interestingly the pic also includes a June 9th date which could well be the premiere date for a new trailer for the film. [Source: Facebook]

Black Belle
Zoe Kravitz (“Divergent”) has joined the cast of the post-Civil War gritty western “Black Belle” which begins shooting in September. Shana Betz helms from a script by Tasha Huo.

Kravitz will play a gunslinging loner/bounty hunter who specializes in revenge killing when a client shows up with information about her mother’s murderer. Things take a turn when she realizes just who the alleged killer really is. [Source: Deadline]

Director Justin Kurzel and writer Michael Lesslie, whose pairing on the Shakespeare adaptation “Macbeth” was the toast of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, are re-teaming for the psychological thriller “Haven”.

All that’s known about the plot is that it’s set in a mental facility, but Kurzel and Lesslie were developing project even before they produced “Macbeth,” and will next team up for the “Assassin’s Creed” film adaptation which is expected to be shot before “Haven”. [Source: Deadline]

Bermuda Triangle
“Ouija” screenwriters Juliet Snowden and Stiles White have signed on to rewrite the script for Universal’s untitled Bermuda Triangle movie. Scott Stuber and Dylan Clark will produce while Alfred Gough and Miles Millar created the original pitch.

The story is set in the legendary Caribbean area where several ships and planes have disappeared under mysterious circumstances. No specifics have been revealed about what the film will focus on. [Source: Heat Vision]

Turn of the Mind
Fox 2000 is in negotiations for a proposed film adaptation Alice LaPlante’s 2011 thriller “Turn of Mind” with Gideon Raff directing and Gail Berman producing.

The story follows retired surgeon whose best friend has been murdered, with four fingers surgically removed. Because the surgeon suffers from Alzheimers, she’s uncertain whether she committed the murder and finds herself the prime suspect. [Source: Variety]