News Bits: Hellboy, Mission, Tiger, Mario

Hellboy 3
A few weeks ago actor Ron Perlman spoke about the possibility of a third film in Guillermo del Toro’s supernatural action series “Hellboy,” a film that would essentially close off the series. It seemed highly unlikely, but Perlman attempted to rally support for the project on social media.

A new Instagram posting today from him suggests it may have worked, the actor posting a photo of Hellboy and saying: “Lurking… Waiting… And then, poof… One more Roman numeral after the name… As if by magic.”

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation
Paramount Pictures and Skydance today announced that five minutes of “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” will debut exclusively in IMAX cinemas one month prior to its theatrical release. The sneak peek at the highly anticipated summer film will play on 363 IMAX screens in front of “Terminator Genisys” in North America. [Source: Paramount]

The White Tiger
Producer Mark Ordesky (“The Lord of the Rings”) is developing a biopic, currently going by the title of “The White Tiger,” about embattled football player Casey Therriault for Sony Pictures. Ben Younger (“The Boiler Room”) penned the script and will direct. [Source: Variety]

Super Mario
3D art designer Aryok Pinerahas crafted a five-minute clip that shows off what a “Super Marios Bros” video game would look like if Nintendo’s iconic plumber hero were put into highly realistic environments rendered by the powerful next-gen ‘Unreal Engine 4’ gaming engine. Check out the result below: