News Shorts: December 10th 2010

First official posters for Thor and Kill the Irishman.

Four stills from Real Steel and set pics of Jake Gyllenhaal flashing his pearly whites for Source Code.

“Rumored three weeks ago, it’s now been confirmed that Chris Zylka will play Eugene “Flash” Thompson in the currently shooting “Spider-Man” reboot…” (full details)

“A description of the first official “Thor” trailer (not the bootlegged Comic Con clip) premiering at Yahoo.com from 4pm US-PST today indicates much of the footage is the same used in the Comic Con promo trailer which briefly leaked online late July…” (full details)

“Over three million copies of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” were sold on Blu-ray and DVD in the first forty-eight hours of release…” (full details)

“Fox has announced a Friday January 21st mid-season premiere date for the return of “Fringe” which just aired its Fall season finale last night. “Fringe” will run for six episodes from the 21st, take another short break, then return for seven more…” (full details)

“Benicio Del Toro and Gaspar Noe are to direct two of seven film segments in an anthology feature about life in contemporary Cuba called “Seven Days in Havana”…” (full details)

“First reported last month, Carey Mulligan is now confirmed to be starring in “Hunger” director Steve McQueen’s next effort “Shame” alongside Michael Fassbender and James Badge Dale…” (full details)

“”Animal Kingdom” director David Michod has shot down reports of his being a frontrunner for the thriller “Once Were Cops”, saying “I had never heard of it… it’s kinda weird how that becomes news. it’s a wish list”…” (full details)

“”Twilight” production company Temple Hill is developing a TV series remake of “The Count of Monte Cristo” for ABC Studios. “Swingtown” creator Mike Kelley is writing the project which sets the action in the present day Hamptons and makes the lead character a woman…” (full details)