News Bits: Girl, Jurassic, X-Men, Dead

The Danish Girl
The first photo has been released of Eddie Redmayne in Tom Hooper’s upcoming period piece “The Danish Girl”. Redmayne plays Einar Wegener, a Danish-born artist who was one of the first known people to undergo sex reassignment surgery. [Source: The Wrap]

Jurassic World
Whilst it has been getting all the press, the Indominus Rex isn’t the only dinosaur getting screen time in the upcoming “Jurassic World”. The Jurassic World Viral Site has been updated and includes seven more dinosaurs set to be attractions on offer at the park within the film. The new dinosaurs include the Suchomimus, Baryonyx, Dimorphodon, Pteranodon, Edmontosaurus, Metriacanthosaurus, and Microceratus.

X-Men: Apocalypse
In very unsurprising news, John Ottman has officially signed on to score “X-Men: Apocalypse”. This marks Ottman’s third “X-Men” film with Bryan Singer following “X2: X-Men United” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past”. The film is slated to open May 27th 2016. [Source: Film Music Reporter]

The Walking Dead
AMC have announced that its zombie drama “The Walking Dead” is set to get an extended season finale. The final episode for the show’s fifth season, which goes to air on March 29th, is set to run 90 minutes. This marks only the third time the show has done an extended 90-minute episode, the two other times were the first and second season premieres. [Source: AMC]