News Shorts: December 19th 2010

Photos of Jim Carrey filming scenes for Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and some early storyboard and concept art from Green Lantern showing off glimpses at Parallax and Krona.

There’s also posters for Battle: Los Angeles, Paul, The Green Hornet, Prom, The Smurfs, Black Death, and a special edition cast & crew poster for Thor.

“”Thor” star Chris Hemsworth says he’s discussed a rough outline of “The Avengers” with director Joss Whedon but he hasn’t seen a hard copy of the script yet…” (full details)

“Rosario Dawson and Lynn Collins have joined Jamie Linden’s high school reunion ensemble drama “Ten Year”…” (full details)

“”Being John Malkovich” director Spike Jonze and writer Charlie Kaufman are re-teaming for a new project with the pitch currently being shopped around town. The storyline is being kept top secret…” (full details)

“Looks like Zac Snyder’s “Superman” will be shot in Vancouver starting next Summer according to sources there…” (full details)

“The producers of the film adaptation of hit video game “Just Cause” will be an origin story centered around Rico and how he transforms into the Scorpion, though seem to hint that they’re going for realism whereas the game itself relied on sheer physics-defying fun action…” (full details)

“Warners is shaking up its 2011 schedule with the “Arthur” remake set for April 8th, “Something Borrowed” moved up a month to May 6th, “Crazy, Stupid, Love” pushed back three months to July 29th, and “Horrible Bosses” is currently unscheduled…” (full details)

“The $65 million musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” has been delayed yet again due to “unforeseeable setbacks”. The originally planned opening next month has been pushed back to February 7th…” (full details)

“Warner Bros. Pictures have come across 17 minutes of lost footage from Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic “2001: A Space Odyssey” in a Kansas salt-mine vault. The footage is said to be in “perfectly preserved” condition…” (full details)

“Roger Ebert’s Top Ten Films of 2010 In Order: The Social Network, The Kings Speech, Black Swan, I Am Love, Winter’s Bone, Inception, The Secret in their Eyes, The American, The Kids Are All Right and The Ghost Writer. Special shout-outs: 127 Hours and Another Year…” (full details)

“IMDb’s Top Ten Films of 2010 By User Rating: Inception, Black Swan, Toy Story 3, The Social Network, How to Train Your Dragon, Tangled, Kick-Ass, Shutter Island, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World…” (full details)

“”Scott Pilgrim” and “Shaun of the Dead” director Edgar Wright says that though he passed on the chance a few years back due to scheduling issues, he’s still keen on helming an episode of “Doctor Who” and showrunner Steven Moffat has told him “Any time you want to do a Doctor Who, just shout”…” (full details)

“The limited theatrical release of anime feature “Evangelion 2.0″ has been set for a January 21st release date in select theatres. Click the link for details of where you can see it…” (full details)

“The Jake Gyllenhaal-led sci-fi thriller “Source Code” is set to open the South by Southwest Film Festival starting March 11th in Austin, Texas…” (full details

“Syfy has canceled spin-off series “Stargate Universe” after two seasons, with the final ten episodes of the second season to debut sometime next spring. The show debuted with 2.4 million viewers but that number has dropped to a flat 1 million viewers per episode this season…” (full details

“Young hunks Nicholas D’Agosto (“Heroes”) and Enver Gjokaj (“Dollhouse”) will head up the New York hotel-set USA drama pilot “Eden” while Brian Austin Green (“Smallville”) and Harold Perrineau (“Lost”) have joined the cast of the TBS comedy pilot “The Wedding Band”…” (full details)