News Shorts: April 25th 2011

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart got wet and wild over the weekend as though the main shoot had had already wrapped, some additional shooting on “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One” took place in the Caribbean this weekend. Set photos are up at KStewartSource.

Other key set photos came out recently including the first shot of the cast in John Hillcoat’s The Wettest County in the World, and a shaved head Jake Gyllenhaal shooting David Ayer’s gritty cop drama End of Watch.

“The trailer for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” will debut on ABC Family during a showing of “Happy Gilmore” this Wednesday, April 27th at 7 PM US-EST…” (full details)

“Actor Alex Winter, better known as the non-Keanu Reeves half of Wyld Stallyns from the two “Bill and Ted” movies, has revealed on his Twitter that he’s just got the script for the third film… (full details)

“Emile Hirsch has joined the quickly growing cast of Oliver Stone’s “Savages” in an unspecified role… (full details)

“Bryan Singer has confirmed that “X-Men: First Class” is a prequel, not a reboot – “I think the chronology works; there are some liberties, but for the most part, it makes sense. The characters make sense. Which is why Beast and Mystique were the only two I could bring back because you don’t really know how old they are”…” (full details)

“Fox Searchlight has acquired rights to English speaking territories, including North America, United Kingdom and Australia, for the suspense/drama “Sound of My Voice”…” (full details)

“NBC has yanked “The Paul Reiser Show” after just two little-watched airings. The show attracted a dismal 3.4 million viewers to its premiere and dropped last week to 2.4 million viewers… (full details)

“Paul Thomas Anderson has been shooting tests with and operating a 65mm camera for his new untitled religious drama. The larger film format was used on both Stanley Kubrick’s “2001” and Chris Nolan’s “The Dark Knight”…” (full details)

“Michael Douglas says the Steven Soderbergh-directed “Liberace” biopic will shoot in the Fall, likely around September… (full details)

“Gus Van Sant’s “Restless” will score a limited release in New York and Los Angeles on September 16th… (full details)

“Relativity Media announced on Friday that the Jennifer Lawrence-led thriller “House at the End of the Street” is set to be released in theaters February 3rd 2012… (full details)