News Shorts: April 5th 2012

Posters for Top Cat, Paul Schrader’s The Canyons, a motion poster for Lovely Molly, and a high resolution version of the Man of Steel logo.

A sneak peek at Danny Elfman’s Dark Shadows score.

“Andrew Garfield says he was nude under the Spider-Man costume due to its tightness…” (full details)

“Responding to fan criticism, BioWare has announced “Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut” – a free downloadable content pack for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC containing additional cinematic sequences and epilogue scenes…” (full details)

“James Cameron’s 3D makeover of “Titanic” took in an impressive $4.7 million opening at the domestic box office on Wednesday, including more than $300,000 in Tuesday night previews…” (full details)

“Henry River Mill Village, the 72 acres of land that served as a stand-in for District 12 in ‘The Hunger Games’, is on sale for $1.4 million…” (full details)

“Producer Mark Hulme says Ashton Kutcher is already hard at work prepping to play Steve Jobs in the ‘Jobs’ biopic – ‘He is already meeting with folks that knew Steve Jobs. He’s working with professionals to get inside the voice. He’s letting his hair grow out. I understand he’s canceled all meetings and actually canceled all other projects’…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company confirmed yesterday that after cutting a few uses of the word ‘fuck’ from the film, they’ve managed to secure a PG-13 rating for their documentary “Bully”…” (full details)

“New Blu-ray dates – “The Vow” on May 8th, “Act of Valor” and “Journey 2 The Mysterious Island” on June 5th, and “In Darkness” on June 12th…” (full details)

“Google Inc.’s YouTube has struck a movie-rental deal with Paramount Pictures which adds 500 new titles to its expanding online library, bringing YouTube’s rental library to nearly 9,000 titles….” (full details)

“Music Box Films has acquired U.S. rights to Australian helmer Cate Shortland’s ‘Lore,’ a drama set at the close of WWII. The story follows the young daughter of Nazi Germans, who, after her parents are taken into Allied custody, is forced to lead her siblings 500 miles across Germany to their grandmother’s home…” (full details)