News Shorts: February 18th 2011

More photos of Meryl Streep as Thatcher shooting scenes for The Iron Lady and a new still from Dream House

New posters for Scream 4, Battle Los Angeles and Limitless.

An impressive collection of pretty much all the fan art created thus far for “The Dark Knight Rises”.

“”The Fighter” and “8 Mile” scribe Scott Silver says he’s “finishing up something completely different [than The Fighter], a superhero movie set in the future for Warner Brothers. it’s an original superhero”. This has lead to speculation that it’s a sci-fi reimagining of Samson and Delilah…” (full details)

“Kiefer Sutherland might be coming back to television to play the lead role in the Fox drama pilot “Touch”. Sutherland would play a father who discovers that his mute, autistic son can actually predict events before they happen. “Heroes” creator Tim Kring penned the pilot…” (full details)

“Summit Entertainment has named the untitled Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen dramedy about cancer “50/50″ and plans to release the film wide on September 30th…” (full details)

“With the first “Toy Story” short “Hawaiian Vacation” attached to “Cars 2”, the second is set to run before the release of “The Muppets” on November 23rd…” (full details)

“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters has locked in a March 2012 release date…” (full details)

“Intrepid Pictures has launched development of the action-thriller “White Knuckle” with Mark Hosack penning the script about the aftermath of a brutal bank robbery in which a survivor and a detective try to figure out what happened……” (full details)

“Asked if she would become an actress, Lady Gaga says she thinks she was “sort of destined for that screen at some point”. She also suggested either Marisa Tomei or Rosario Dawson to play her if they did a biopic…” (full details)

“”Rango” director Gore Verbinski says Timothy Olyphant, who voices a character in the animated film, is “right” for the role of “The Lone Ranger” and it “sounds like a good idea”. Verbinski is helming Disney’s upcoming new take on the ‘Ranger’ which stars Johnny Depp as Tonto…” (full details)

“Vampire thriller “Stake Land” will go out on April 22nd in a simultaneous theatrical and video-on-demand release via IFC Midnight…” (full details)

“The much anticipated video game sequel “inFamous 2″ is set to get a June 7th release in North America…” (full details)

“Aaron Ashmore has joined the regular cast of “Warehouse 13″. Ashmore will play Steve Jinks, a young ATF agent with an ability to tell when somebody is lying who is recruited as Pete’s new partner…” (full details)

“Britt Robertson and Dylan O’Brien are set to star in Castle Rock’s teen romancer “The First Time”…” (full details)

“”Lost” scene stealer Michael Emerson will star as a billionaire who works to stop violent crime along with an ex-CIA agent in J.J. Abrams’ new crime drama pilot “Person of Interest”…” (full details)

“James Van Der Beek will essentially play himself in the ABC comedy pilot “Don’t Trust the B– in Apt. 23″…” (full details)