News Shorts: February 12th 2013

Stills from A Most Wanted Man, Nymphomaniac, Don Jon’s Addiction, the remake of Patrick, The Green Inferno, Drinking Buddies, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Riddick, the set of Insidious Chapter Two.

Posters for I’m So Excited, Austenland, The Internship, Frances Ha, Olympus Has Fallen, RED 2, Would You Rather, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, The Host, Passion, Welcome to Pine Hill, and the official one-sheet for the 85th Annual Academy Awards

Shots of toys from New York’s recent Toy Fair showcasing plot spoilers from “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “After Earth,” “Pacific Rim,” “After Earth,” “Kick Ass 2” and “Man of Steel”.

“The first trailer for James Mangold’s ‘The Wolverine’ is set to debut with the March 29th release of ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’… …” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Entertainment and Starz announced a new, multi-year agreement that extends their exclusive first-run output premium pay TV deal. As a result, Starz will have the exclusive pay television rights to Sony Pictures’ theatrical releases through 2021…” (full details)

“Ten years on, four of the key cast of 2002’s ‘Chicago’ will reunite on the Oscars stage at the upcoming ceremony – Renee Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Richard Gere and Queen Latifah…” (full details)

“‘Skyfall’ cinematographer Roger Deakins has confirmed that his next job will be working on Denis Villeneuve’s thriller ‘Prisoners’ starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal…” (full details)

“Magnolia Pictures has emerged as the frontrunner for domestic rights to Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’ at the price of around $2 million…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Classics has picked up U.S., Latin American and South African rights to Ralph Fiennes’ sophomore directorial outing ‘The Invisible Woman’ in which he also stars…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the Mark Waters-directed ‘Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters’, the first feature film installment of the highly successful Vampire Academy series of young adult books…” (full details)

“Roadside Attractions has won a spirited bidding war for U.S. rights to Chilean director Sebastian Lelio’s acclaimed ‘Gloria’. Paulina Garcia stars as an older divorcee seeking adventure and love…” (full details)

“Wrekin Hill Entertainment has picked up North American rights to ‘Gallowwalkers’, a sci-fi horror actioner starring Wesley Snipes. The story centers on a cursed gunslinger who draws the wrath of undead warriors after killing the gang that killed his lover…” (full details)

“Cohen Media Group has picked up U.S. rights to Emmanuelle Bercot’s French-language comic drama ‘On My Way’. Catherine Deneuve plays a former beauty-pageant winner who sets off on a spontaneous road-trip with her 10-year-old grandson….” (full details)

“Fox has announced Valentine’s Day 2014 release date for its film adaptation of the dystopian teen franchise ‘The Maze Runner,’ based on the first novel in author James Dashner’s sci-fi trilogy. The story deals with adolescent boys trapped in an ever-changing maze…” (full details)

“it’s official. Filmmaker Pete Docter’s next film at Pixar will be called ‘Inside Out’. The project was previously referred to as the Pixar film that takes place inside the human mind…” (full details)