News Shorts: December 13th 2009

Posters for Season of the Witch, The Book of Eli, The Wolfman, Sex and the City 2, Percy Jackson.

Photos for Toy Story 3 and Sex and the City 2.

“The first details regarding the casting of “The Hobbit” have gone online with the sessions about to kick off. Details of where to mail photos and resumes can be found at the link…” (full details)

“James Cameron has confirmed that “Battle Angel” is one of the films he’ll be considering when he decides what to do next. Would it be after an “Avatar” sequel? “Not necessarily, that’s part of the decision making process”…” (full details)

“Talking with Channel 4 during “Avatar” promotion, Sigourney Weaver hinted that Bill Murray might appear as a ghost if the third “Ghostbusters” goes forward while her onscreen son Oscar has apparently grown up to be a ghostbuster…” (full details)

“If ‘Twilight’ star Robert Pattinson could play a superhero, who would it be? “My little cousin tells me I look like Magneto so I guess that’s who I should probably play” says the much drooled over star…” (full details)

“British actor/model Joseph Gatt, who has done a bunch of voiceover and motion capture work on video games like the “God Of War” and “Metal Gear Solid” series, has joined the cast of Marvel Studios’ “Thor” in a top secret role. The actor is currently in rehearsals for the film…” (full details)

“Daniel Cudmore (“X-Men”) says he and Roland Kickinger are the two frontrunners for the upcoming remake of “Conan the Barbarian”…” (full details)

“In the wake of its success with the $15,000 budgeted “Paranormal Activity”, Paramount Pictures has launched a plan to annually develop and produce between 10-20 microbudget films with no individual budget exceeding $100,000…” (full details)