News Shorts: January 13th 2011

The first photos from Mr. Popper’s Penguins, and the first shot (albeit poor quality) from the honeymoon scene in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part One.

Posters for Red Riding Hood and the official logo artwork for Disney’s Lone Ranger,

“The “X-Men First Class” trailer will NOT be attached to “The Green Hornet” this week and is being held back for a later date. There may be a Super Bowl commercial for the film though…” (full details)

“A spokesperson for actor Simon Russell Beale says the role he is up for in “Bond 23″ is not a villain despite widespread assumption by the media that it is…” (full details)

“FilmDistrict will release “Insidious”, the new horror film from director-writer team of James Wan and Leigh Whannell (“Saw”), across 2500 screens on April 1st…” (full details)

“Electronic musician Dan Deacon is set to score Francis Ford Coppola’s “Twixt Now And Sunrise”…” (full details)

“C. Thomas Howell’s role in the upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot is one named Ray. In the comics, the only Ray is Ray Cooper, father of Peter Parker’s current comic book girlfriend Carlie…” (full details)

“Chris Hemsworth says he put on 20 pounds of muscle for “Thor” but he’s lost most of that since he stopped shooting due to the effort to keep it on…” (full details)

“Filmmaker Edgar Wright says after a two year break from working on the “Ant-Man” script, he’s finally getting back into it…” (full details)

“Producers Bill Block (“District 9”) and Adrian Askarieh (“Hitman”) are teaming for the sci-fi feature “Alien Sleeper Cell” based on a script by Morgan Davis Foehl. No story details are presently available…” (full details)

“CBS Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television have reached a multi-year broadcast agreement which renews sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” for an additional three years, extending it through the 2013-2014 season…” (full details)

“Nick Stahl has joined the cast of the new Fox pilot Locke & Key. Stahl will play Duncan Locke, the younger brother of the late owner of Keyhouse who lives in the area and has hardly any memories of growing up there…” (full details)