News Bits: SHIELD, Jackass, Zaentz, Helix

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Marvel has tweeted a new look at Saffron Burrows as Agent Victoria Hand in an upcoming episode of Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” which returns to screens this coming week. [Source: Twitter]

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Paramount has released a red-band trailer full of R-rated footage not shown in theaters for the uncut VOD release of “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa”.

This uncut Digital HD version is currently available on digital stores like CinemaNow, iTunes, Sony Entertainment Network, Target Ticket, VUDU and Xbox Video ahead of the DVD & Blu-ray release on January 28th.

Saul Zaentz
Famed film producer Saul Zaentz has died, he was 92. Zaentz produced films won the Best Picture Oscar in three different – “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” in 1975, “Amadeus” in 1984″ and “The English Patient” in 1996.

Zaentz also produced projects such as “The Mosquito Coast,” “The Unbearable Lightness Of Being,” “At Play in the Fields of the Lord,” “Three Warriors,” “Goya’s Ghost” and Ralph Bakshi’s animated “The Lord Of The Rings”.

In an effort to generate buzz, Syfy has released the first fifteen minutes from Ron Moore’s upcoming Arctic pandemic drama “Helix”. The series is slated to premiere next Friday.