News Shorts: February 29th 2012

Set photos from Rush, Inside Llewyn Davis and Riddick. Stills from The Hunger Games, Byzantium, Twice Born, Hyde Park on the Hudson.

Posters for Bernie, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, The Lady, The Moth Diaries, Natural Selection, My Way, Neighborhood Watch, GI Joe Retaliation and the fifth season of Mad Men.

“Mike Tyson has confirmed he’ll be back for the upcoming third and supposedly final “The Hangover” film…” (full details)

“Kristen Wiig will top line a currently untitled action comedy from “The Descendants” scribes Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. No plot details are currently available…” (full details)

“Dan Aykroyd rather conclusively says that Bill Murray will not be doing “Ghostbusters 3″ and the role is in suspended animation for now…” (full details)

“Terrence Malick’s “Lawless”, the first of two films he’s about to begin shooting, will be “a story of sexual obsession and betrayal set against the music scene in Austin, Texas” according to a logline…” (full details)

“‘The Help’ actress Octavia Spencer says she writing something that she’s approaching ‘Bridesmaids’ star Melissa McCarthy to do…” (full details)

“Oscar viewers want bosoms. According to TiVo, the most watched and re-watched moment of this Sunday’s Oscar broadcast was the possible nipple slip from Jennifer Lopez during her presenter speech with Cameron Diaz…” (full details)

“The Emmys are reportedly considering expanding the Best Drama Series category to ten nominees…” (full details)

“Anne Fletcher’s new road comedy starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen has dropped its “My Mother’s Curse” title in favour of “The Guilt Trip”…” (full details)

“Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to Adam Sherman’s Crazy Eyes, starring Lukas Haas and Madeline Zima, which will have its world premiere at the upcoming SXSW Film Festival…” (full details)

“AnnaSophia Robb (“Soul Surfer”) has been cast as the shoe-loving, man-crazy Manhattanite Carrie Bradshaw in the CW network’s new series “The Carrie Diaries”, a prequel to “Sex and the City”…” (full details)

“James Spader is leaving NBC’s “The Office” at the end of the season. Spader had been expected to return for the ninth season of the show, but opted out…” (full details)

“FX have announced that Charlie Sheen’s new comedy “Anger Management” will launch June 28th with ten episodes to coincide with the launch of Russell Brand’s new series and the returns of “Louie” and “Wilfred”…” (full details)