News Shorts: February 27th 2013

New stills from Welcome to the Punch, Admission, The Sweeney, Wolf Creek 2, Carrie, Evil Dead, the set of The Wolverine, and cast photos for NBC’s Hannibal.

New posters for The Look of Love, The Place Beyond the Pines, Grace Land, Olympus Has Fallen, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2, Monsters University, Open Windows and Iron Man 3.

“Brett Ratner’s ‘Hercules’ project, starring Dwayne Johnson, has been moved up by two weeks. It will now open July 25th 2014, with no other films currently scheduled for that date…” (full details)

“The sequel to the late 90’s comedy ‘The Best Man’ has finally scored a proper title – ‘The Best Man Holiday’. It is slated to open November 15th…” (full details)

“‘Gangster Squad’ and ‘Justice League’ scribe Will Beall has signed a blind two script deal with Warner Bros. Pictures. It’s not known which films will be part of the deal…” (full details)

“Mark Wahlberg has revealed that he was originally asked to play the role of Kirk’s father (a role ultimately played by Chris Hemsworth) in J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’…” (full details)

“MTV have announced that they will debut the first half of the 24-episode third season of “Teen Wolf” starting Monday June 3rd…” (full details)

“Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Jeff Howlett and Mark Covino’s SXSW-bound documentary ‘A Band Called Death’…” (full details)