News Shorts: August 13th 2012

Several new photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger in both The Last Stand and The Tomb, Chris Hemsworth in Rush, Daniel Day Lewis in full costume in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln, and Robert Redford in JC Chandor’s sea survival drama All is Lost.

There’s also new photos from The Master, The Iceman, Skyfall, Zero Dark Thirty, Parental Guidance, The Girl and The Apparition.

Posters for Ten Year, Head Games, Spiders 3D, Dredd 3D, Here Comes the Boom, Bait 3D, Antiviral, Trouble with the Curve, Playing for Keeps, Zero Dark Thirty, Liberal Arts, Alex Cross and Nobody Walks.

Italian artist Monica Manganelli has shared concept art she drew for Cloud Atlas, specifically the scenes in the futuristic city Somni-451.

“French actress/filmmaker Julie Delpy is seeking Woody Allen to star in her new comedy project ‘Virgo Rising’. Delpy says ‘I don’t know if I’ll do it. I don’t know if I’ll ever dare to offer him the part’…” (full details)

“IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Bill Guttentag’s political drama ‘Knife Fight’ starring Rob Lowe as a political strategist who starts to question his methods while working with a Kentucky governor (Eric McCormack), a blackmailed California senator (David Harbour) and an idealistic doctor-turned-gubernatorial candidate (Carrie-Anne Moss)….” (full details)

“Matt Lucas has scored a guest role as a history professor on US TV series ‘Community’. The ‘Little Britain’ star will appear in several episodes of the fourth season…” (full details)

“Jimmy Fallon says he will not be hosting the Academy Awards in 2013, confirming a report that talks between him and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have stalled…” (full details)

“Syfy has put in development the sci-fi drama ‘Clandestine’ described as a swash-buckling space drama/adventure and revolves around mercenaries who masquerade as part of an Intergalactic fleet. John Shiban (‘Hell On Wheels’) is supervising the script and is attached as executive producer…” (full details)

“Principal photography has gotten underway again on EuropaCorp and Relativity’s action comedy ‘Malavita’ starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones. The story follows a mafia family that relocates to Normandy in France under the witness protection programme only to fall back into their old ways of doing things…” (full details)

“Lionsgate is reportedly considering the idea of rebooting its “Saw” horror film franchise rather than continuing on with an eighth entry…” (full details)

“Drafthouse Films has picked up the North American rights to Wrong, a comedy from electronic musician-turned-filmmaker Quentin Dupieux (Mr. Oizo) about a man’s quest to find his kidnapped dog and how his search affects the lives of those he meets. A limited theatrical and VOD release is planned in 2013…” (full details)

“Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired North American rights to Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims’ debut feature documentary ‘Only the Young’, a look at three teenagers living in a small desert town in Southern California…” (full details)

“‘The Dark Knight Rises’ costume designer Lindy Hemming reveals that a cut scene showed Bane in the prison learning to fight the same way Batman learned to fight, and Bane dons an early version of his gas mask…” (full details)

“Paramount Pictures has acquired a spy spoof pitch from Sacha Baron Cohen and “Cedar Rapids” scribe Phil Johnston. The story follows a Bond-esque spy who is forced to go on the run with his long-lost brother, a moronic soccer hooligan…” (full details)