News Shorts: April 20th 2009

Posters for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Management, Post Grad, The Skeptic, Summer Hours and More Than a Game.

Hugh Jackman in a tank top, biceps bulging and upper lip covered in white goo. Nope not the ultimate gay male fantasy, it’s a Got Milk promo ad tie-in with “Wolverine” worth keeping.

“David Heyman says the final scene at the end of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” will be shot with the original cast but using CG to age them ala “Benjamin Button”…” (full details)

Bryan Fuller is already talking to Warner Bros about having Marvel Comics publish a Pushing Daisies comic book which continues where the television show left off…” (full details)

“Francis Ford Coppola’s upcoming film “Tetro” won’t be premiering at next month’s Cannes Film Festival, instead it will be unveiled at the Seattle International Film Festival a few weeks later in June – a day before its limited theatrical release…” (full details)

“Will Smith is set to executive produce the new crime procedural “Unfinished Business” for SyFy. The drama follows an ex-cop who starts seeing flashes of memories from the recently deceased. The visions compel him to help wronged souls resolve their unfinished business…” (full details)

“Van Williams, the original Green Hornet in the 1960’s TV series, will have a cameo in Michel Gondry’s upcoming film version with Seth Rogen…” (full details)

“There will be a whole new generation that has to be trained, and that whole new generation will be led by an individual who you’ll all love when you meet him but I’m not going to tell you anything yet” says Dan Aykroyd about the upcoming third “Ghostbusters”…” (full details)

“Shyamalan’s “Signs” is undergoing a 4K scan/digital restoration for the Blu-ray release likely later this year says producer Frank Marshall, while Kevin Smith’s best film “Chasing Amy” looks like it may be getting a Blu-ray release in August…” (full details)

“With the way things opened up, Vin and I will be coming back, we’re making a fifth one, and we’re going to Brazil, that’s it” said Paul Walker in a radio interview about another potential “Fast and Furious” sequel…” (full details)