News Shorts: April 4th 2011

Some spectacular vintage-style posters for X-Men: First Class, the logo artwork for Monsters University, and the first photos of the titular employers in the comedy Horrible Bosses,

“AMC’s much hyped new thriller series “The Killing” averaged 4.7 million total viewers for the various airings on its first night – the second highest-rated series premiere for AMC behind “The Walking Dead”…” (full details)

“A purported synopsis of the “Superman” reboot indicates the main antagonists will be Metallo and General Sam Lane…” (full details)

“”Heroes” co-stars Adrian Pasdar and Milo Ventimiglia are set to voice Iron Man and Wolverine respectively in two new animated series based on the Marvel superheroes that will air on G4 next year…” (full details)

“Marvel comics legend Stan Lee has said he would love to make a cameo appearance in “The Dark Knight Rises”…” (full details)

“Woody Allen will star in French short-filmmaker Sophie Lellouche’s debut feature “Paris Manhattan”, his first onscreen role since 2006’s “Scoop”…” (full details)

“Angry Birds Rio, the game tie in to next week’s CG-animated feature “Rio”, has been downloaded more than ten million times, game maker Rovio has confirmed…” (full details)

“It was reported late last week and now the studio has officially confirmed it – Josh Hutcherson will play Peeta Mellark, while Liam Hemsworth will play Gale Hawthorne in the upcoming “The Hunger Games” film adaptation…” (full details)

“Patrick Dempsey says he “would love to play Doctor Strange” in a potential movie or TV series based on the Marvel character. “It would be fantastic. It’d be a great TV show, especially for HBO or something like that”…” (full details)