News Shorts: February 1st 2013

Several photos from The Place Beyond the Pines, a photo of Rebecca Hall in Iron Man 3, another shot from The World’s End, and a shot from the set of Thor: The Dark World.

Posters for Leviathan, Somebody Up There, Beyond the Hills, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Side Effects, Olympus Has Fallen, Drift, Jack the Giant Slayer, and The Lords of Salem.

“Paul W.S. Anderson is set to film the big-budget 3D German-Canadian co-production ‘Pompeii’ at Toronto’s Cinespace Film Studios…” (full details)

“Relativity Media is set to finance and distribute the Jared Hess-directed and Jim Carrey-led true story action-comedy ‘Loomis Fargo’ which begins shooting in April in North Carolina. The story follows four dim-witted Southerners who stole $17 million from an armored truck…” (full details)

“James Horner is set to do the film score for the Gavin Hood-directed adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s ‘Ender’s Game’…” (full details)

“Music Box Films has acquired all U.S. rights to Alice Winocour’s feature debut ‘Augustine’. The period drama deals with the unusual relationship between Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot, the pioneering 19th century French neurologist and his star patient…” (full details)

“You won’t need a Netflix subscription to watch at least some of the U.S. remake of ‘House of Cards’ as Netflix is now streaming episode one for free…” (full details)

“Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars next month, the first time she’s performed during an Academy Awards broadcast in 36 years…” (full details)

“Diablo Cody says her directorial debut, previously titled ‘Lamb of God’, is now titled ‘Paradise’…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Classics have acquired North American rights to Charlie Paul’s directorial debut ‘For No Good Reason’. The intimate documentary focuses on illustrator Ralph Steadman and features Johnny Depp observing Steadman’s fascinating working process at his home studio…” (full details)

“Drafthouse Films has acquired US rights to 2012 Toronto International Film Festival favorite and Fantastic Fest Audience Award winner ‘I Declare War’ directed by Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson. A VOD and theatrical campaign is planned for the second half of 2013…” (full details)