News Shorts: February 28th 2011

Posters for Rubber, Super, Insidious, Winnie the Pooh and Green Lantern.

“Universal Pictures has acquired domestic distribution rights to Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of John Le Carre’s “Tinker, Tailor, Solder, Spy” and is is eyeing a November or December release for the picture…” (full details)

“Jimmi Simpson (“Date Night,” “it’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”) has joined the cast of Timur Bekmambetov’s “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”. Simpson play Lincoln’s right-hand man…” (full details)

“Mila Kunis says don’t be so sure of those reports she’s set for Sam Raimi’s “Oz the Great and Powerful,” saying at last night’s Oscars “I don’t know yet”…” (full details)

“A March 29th release date has been announced for the DVD and Blu-ray release of Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan”…” (full details)

“According to actress Greta Gerwig, musician Cee Lo Green is tipped to be doing the new theme song for the “Arthur” remake. Christopher Cross, Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager and Peter Allen all penned the iconic Oscar-winning song ‘Best that You Can Do’ for the original…” (full details)

“Spencer Susser (“Hesher”) is working on the script for a feature film adaptation of his acclaimed 2007 short film “I Love Sarah Jane”, the story of young love in a world that has suffered a zombie apocalypse…” (full details)

“Warner Bros. has picked up F. Scott Frazier’s high-concept thriller spec script “Line of Sight” for Silver Pictures to produce. Story details are being kept under wraps but it is said to contain gritty, street-level action and suspense. Joel Silver and Andrew Rona will produce…” (full details)

“The British tabloids are reporting the dubious rumor that Lindsay Lohan has signed an estimated £2.1 million deal to front an explicit photographic book which will contain “full frontal nudity” and “graphic” shots. James Franco is reportedly also to appear in the book…” (full details)