News Shorts: April 19th 2012

New photos including a first look at Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock, a better quality shot of those brothers in Lawless, and a strange promo photo from Ender’s Game.

Posters for The Dictator, On the Road, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Rock of Ages, Your Sister’s Sister, Piranha 3DD, and viral posters for Prometheus.

“Activision will release ‘007 Legends’ on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 this year. The game sees players go on a whistle stop tour of six classic Bond movies, re-enacting some of the super agent’s most memorable missions, and will be topped off with some action from the new film ‘Skyfall’…” (full details)

“Claude Miller’s ‘Therese D’ starring Audrey Tautou has been given the closing night slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Miller passed away on April 4th…” (full details)

“Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘The Master’ has a budget of $30 million ($5 million more than Anderson’s ‘There Will Be Blood’)…” (full details)

“The fifth and final season of ‘Damages’ will premiere at 9 PM on July 11 on DirecTV’s Audience Network. The likes of Ryan Phillippe, Jenna Elfman, Janet McTeer, John Hannah, Chris Messina, Judd Hirsch, M. Emmett Walsh and Victor Garber guest star this season… : (full details)

“The second episode of Starz’s new period drama ‘Magic City’ averaged 556,000 viewers over two airings in Live+same day, up 31% on its premiere…” (full details)

“Meyers Media Group announced today that they have picked up all international rights to director Zebediah De Soto’s ;Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D’ from Simon West Productions. In the film, New York lies in ruin when zombies have overtaken the city. Two survivors (Tony Todd, Danielle Harris) find themselves trapped and fighting to escape the hordes of undead that walk the streets…” (full details)

“Iconic TV host and producer Dick Clark died today of a heart attack. He was 82…” (full details)