News Shorts: April 26th 2010

Over sixty new photos from Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, fifty new photos from Robin Hood, set photos of Nicole Kidman and Adam Sandler shooting Just Go With It, and character posters for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

The first image of “The Lovely Bones” star Saoirse Ronan as a teen assassin in Focus Feature’s drama thriller Hanna.

The first shot of Mia Wasikowska (“Alice in Wonderland”) in the titular role of Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre.

A possible first glimpse of the new look Turtles for the upcoming live-action “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” reboot are up at Latino Review.

The third trailer for Chris Nolan’s “Inception will be attached to regular and IMAX prints of “Iron Man 2” says First Showing, a new photo from the film is up at Nolan Fans.

“Demain Bichir (“Che”) is set to join the cast of Daniel Calparsoro’s indie-western “A Thousand Guns” with Vera Farmiga for Prominent Pictures…” (full details)

“Fox Home Entertainment has sold 4 million DVD and 2.7 million Blu-ray versions of James Cameron’s “Avatar” in its first four days – adding up to $130 million in sales. In comparison the previous record holder, “The Dark Knight”, took 18 months to sell 2.5 million Blu-rays…” (full details)

“‘American Psycho’ author Bret Easton Ellis has speculated that Fox Searchlight might make his upcoming seventh novel “Imperial Bedrooms”, a sequel to “Less Than Zero”, into a film…” (full details)

“Robyn Lively and Tony Hale have joined Brandon Dickerson’s indie drama “Sironia”. The story follows a failed singer-songwriter who moves with his wife to Texas. Lively plays a Texan socialite. Production kicked off this week in Waco…” (full details)

“Well its confirmed – the Michael Sheen, Smauel L. Jackson, Carrie Ann-Moss and Brandon Routh terrorism thriller “Unthinkable” is going to direct to DVD and Blu-ray on June 15th…” (full details)

“Samuel Bayer, who helmed the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” remake, says that though he discussed it with New Line he refused to let the new ‘Elm Street’ undergo a 3D conversion saying “this was shot in 2-D and was meant to be shown in 2-D”…” (full details)

“150 AMC Theatres across the U.S. will offer a Tony Stark double bill – playing the original “Iron Man” on May 6th at 9pm followed by the sequel at 12:01am…” (full details)

“Matt Johnson (“Into the Blue”) will pen an untitled parkour-themed drama for New Line. The story follows a pair of free runners who use their skills in heists. Richie Smyth will direct…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Sylvain Chomet’s animated feature “The Illusionist” from Pathe…” (full details)

“Mike Myers says the fourth “Austin Powers” film is still “on track” but scheduling the cast members is proving a big issue…” (full details)

“Charles Grodin may return as Jonathan “The Duke” Mardukas in the “Midnight Run” sequel with the conjecture being he hires De Niro’s character to track down his son…” (full details)

“Aussie film director John Hillcoat (“The Road,” “The Proposition”) is set to direct a half-hour long animated special for Rockstar’s upcoming open world Western video game “Red Dead Redemption”. The pseudo-trailer will air on Fox on Saturday May 15th at midnight. The game itself comes out May 18th…” (full details)