News Shorts: December 10th 2012

Photos of Ryan Gosling in Only God Forgives, Emma Watson in Bling Ring, Saoirse Ronan in The Host, Matt Damon in Promised Land, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Don Jon’s Addiction.

Posters for Oz The Great and Powerful, A Field in England, Pain and Gain, G.I. Joe Retaliation and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.

“New Blu-ray release dates include ‘The Cold Light of Day’ on January 29th, ‘Cloud Atlas’ on February 5th, and both ‘Argo’ and ‘Sinister’ on February 19th…” (full details)

“Robert Patrick has signed on as a series regular on the sixth season of HBO’s ‘True Blood’. Patrick will reprise the role of Alcide’s father which he played in three episodes of the fifth season…” (full details)

“20th Century Fox Film has set a March 6th 2015 release date for Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot. Fox has also scheduled ‘The Wolverine,’ ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters’ will all score 3D releases…” (full details)

“‘The Walking Dead: The Game’ won the Game of the Year award and Best Adapted Video Game at Spike TV’s The 10th Annual Video Game Awards over the weekend. ‘Halo 4,’ ‘Journey,’ ‘Mass Effect 3,’ ‘Dishonored,’ ‘XCOM: Enemy Unknown,’ ‘SSX’ and ‘Borderlands 2’ also took key awards…” (full details)

“Irrational Games’ much anticipated video game ‘Bioshock Infinite’ has been delayed a month, to the last week of March, for a final polish and some minor bug fixing. Irrational allowed various press to play the first few hours of the game this week and it scored rave reviews…” (full details)

“Universal Pictures proposed third incarnation of ‘Scarface’ is reportedly going to give its lead character Tony Montana a Mexican background rather than the Italian-American of the first film or the Cuban of the second. His country’s drug cartels will also play a big part…” (full details)

“‘The Adventures of Tintin,’ ‘The Artist,’ ‘The Dark Knight Rises,’ ‘The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,’ ‘Hugo’ and the PSN game ‘Journey’ are all up for the ‘Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media’ awards at the Grammys…” (full details)

“‘Something Wicked,’ a thriller starring Brittany Murphy in her last role before her tragic passing, has announced completion of post production and is currently seeking distributors…” (full details)

“20th Century Fox has picked up an untitled action spec from scribe Robert Lynn. ‘Chronicle’ producer John Davis is attached to produce…” (full details)

“Paramount’s Insurge has acquired Eric Reese’s thriller script “Family Vacation”. Daniel Dubiecki will produce…” (full details)

“Yellow Bird has acquired rights to Karin Slaughter’s Will Trent book series and plan to produce three television films based on the books…” (full details)