News Shorts: February 9th 2012

Heaps of photos from The Amazing Spider-Man and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, a new action photo from Snow White and the Huntsman.

Posters for The Bourne Legacy, Seeking a Friend at the End of the World, Wrath of the Titans, and The Pirates! Band of Misfits.

“Trailers due in the next few weeks include “Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World”, “Bullet To The Head”, two variations of a teaser for “Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter”, and three new variations of a second trailer for “Wrath of the Titans”…” (full details)

“With 4.8 million rentals in just over four months, “Bridesmaids” has become the most-ordered VOD title of all time. According to Rentrak’s OnDemand Essentials, the acclaimed comedy has grossed more than $24 million to date through video-on-demand services alone…” (full details)

“”Going the Distance” screenwriter Geoff LaTulippe will make his directing debut on a project for Paramount…” (full details)

“An interesting report about the collapse of the Universal/Hasbro deal reveals that Universal paid a single, enormous multi-million-dollar penalty just to get out of business with Hasbro”…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company (TWC) announced today that its new label, Radius-TWC, has acquired the North American distribution rights to the comedy “Bachelorette”, the debut feature from writer-director Leslye Headland which stars Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan and James Marsden…” (full details)

“Anchor Bay Films has acquired all North American rights to Richard Bates, Jr.’s debut feature Excision, which had its world premiere in the Park City at Midnight section of the Sundance Film Festival last month…” (full details)

“ABC has ordered a remake of British hit “Mistresses” which will aim to premiere next Summer…” (full details)

“Entertainment One has acquired the US rights to Ken Scott’s “Starbuck” in all media. The film, which recently won the audience awards at Santa Barbara and Palm Springs, about an immature man who learns that he is the biological father of more than 500 children…” (full details)

“ABC’s “The River” averaged a disappointing 7.5 million viewers and a 2.4 rating in its series premiere…” (full details)