News Shorts: August 27th 2013

Photos from Out of the Furnace, Don Jon, The Family, The Double, Machete Kills, The Book Thief, Adore, and the set of Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.

Poster for Kill Your Darlings, The Monuments Men, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Night Moves, Salinger, Dallas Buyers Club, After Tiller and A Single Shot.

“First day of filming on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is reportedly taking place on Tuesday January 21st 2014 in London…” (full details)

“A sex tape is currently being shopped around involving Tami Erin, the actress who played the iconic kid lit character Pippi Longstocking back in 1988’s ‘New Adventures Of Pippi Longstocking’…” (full details)

“Filming on ‘Fast and Furious 7’ will take place in the North Slope Recreation Area of Colorado in the first week of September. Filming then moves to Atlanta the following week…” (full details)

“Rialto Pictures has announced it will release a long-unseen and complete version of 1970s horror film ‘The Wicker Man’ on September 7th in New York City…” (full details)

“CBS Films has picked up ‘Schism’ scribes Jace Anderson and Adam Gierasch’s original superhero story spec script ‘Split’. The story follows a young orphan who is contacted by an identical twin she never new she had. When the two meet, they discover that they share superhuman abilities and wind up on the run from powerful pursuers…” (full details)

“Eric Bana says he hopes his upcoming thriller ‘Beware the Night’ will be ‘one of the most unique in that genre’ and it is ‘unlike anything I’ve seen before’. He goes on to call it very complex and scary…” (full details)

“Marc Gottlieb has been tapped to rewrite Jay Eden’s ‘Incinerator’ for The Boies/Schiller Film Group. The story follows a terminally ill architect with a troubled past who is recruited by a group of would-be thieves who plan to steal $70 million from a federal facility that burns old currency…” (full details)

“Monterey Media has acquired all U.S. & Canadian rights to Sam Logan Khaleghi’s crime drama ‘Approaching Midnight’. Jana Kramer, Brandon T. Jackson and Mia Serafino star in the story of a wounded soldier returning from Afghanistan investigating the mysterious death of his girlfriend in a car accident while he was away. An August 30th limited release is planned ahead of a disc release in October…” (full details)

“Iconic Media Productions and Flatcat Productions will produce the upcoming comedy ‘The Dog Daze Of Harry Sumpter’. Filming begins early next year in New York City on the story of an animal hater who is transformed into a dog…” (full details)

“Fox Searchlight has picked up Joe Swanberg’s high concept feature comedy pitch which Shawn Levy will produce. The storyline is being kept under wraps…” (full details)

“ImageMovers has acquired film rights to Elizabeth L. Silver’s novel ‘The Execution of Noa P Singleton’. The story follows a murder mystery about a college dropout on death row for murder until an attorney, the victim’s own mother, attempts to have the sentence commuted…” (full details)

“Mundial has acquired international rights to Fernando Coimbra’s Brazilian thriller ‘Wolf at the Door’. The story deals with a couple whose six-year-old child gets kidnapped from school, prompting the father to believe the perpetrator may be his lover…” (full details)