News Shorts: February 6th 2012

Posters for Silent House, Intruders, 21 Jump Street, Headhunters, Iron Sky, ATM, Titanic 3D and Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie.

A complete transcript is up for the recent global fan chat for “The Avengers”.

Over 900 screen caps from the HD remaster of the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” pilot “Encounter at Farpoint” are up at TNG Trekcore.

“New Blu-ray dates including the 2011 movie version of “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” on March 20th and the 1979 mini-series version on April 24th, “The Divide” on April 17th and “Hell on Wheels: Season One” on May 22nd…” (full details)

“Neither of the songs nominated for this year’s Oscars – Rio’s “Real In Rio” and The Muppets’ “Man or Muppet” – will be performed during the Oscar telecast…” (full details)

“”Rango” was voted Best Animated Feature at the 39th annual Annie Awards on Saturday at UCLA. The Annies are a professional peer award, as selected by the International Animated Film Society…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Classics is about to buy the Sundance movie “Smashed,” starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead as an alcoholic schoolteacher who decides to get sober…” (full details)

“The new Kevin MacDonald-directed Bob Marley documentary “Marley” will be released in US cinemas on April 20th. Magnolia has bought the US rights to the documentary, which will have its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival…” (full details)

“Rooney Mara says she’d be happy to go back and Lisbeth Salander again for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” sequels and prefers the idea of doing both of them together…” (full details)

“Bryan Fuller’s upcoming reboot of “The Munsters” will be retitled “Mockingbird Lane”…” (full details)

“”Law & Order: LA” star Corey Stoll has joined the cast of Netflix’s first original series, David Fincher’s drama “House Of Cards” starring Kevin Spacey…” (full details)

“Dimension Films have hired Matt Lieberman to pen their reimagining of the 80s family film classic “Short Circuit”. Lieberman will work closely with director Tim Hill on the new film with details being kept under wraps…” (full details)

“Asked about the PG-13 rating controversy for “The Expendables” sequel, actor Terry Crews says – “I get it. I really do. But boobs and blood do not a good movie make. You don’t want to go. Don’t go. I respect it. But you will miss the greatest thing you’ve ever seen”…” (full details)

“Participant Media is gearing up to begin production on Luis Quilez’s untitled supernatural thriller about a Western family who moves to Colombia and learns their house is haunted. Summit Entertainment will distribute the film worldwide…” (full details)

“”The Hunger Games” is getting a limited IMAX run – only unspooling in the big screen format for one week starting on March 23rd…” (full details)