News Shorts: January 19th 2010

Photos for The A-Team, From Paris with Love, The Ghost Writer

Some quite revealing set photos are out from Robert Rodriguez’s upcoming reboot of Predators.

Posters for Kick Ass, Cop Out, Red Riding.

Previously unscheduled Miramax films “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark” and “The Debt” are scoring a fourth-quarter 2010 release in Australia according to local distributor Disney, meaning you can expect a similar US release plan. “Last Night” has been pushed back to 2011, indicating a December or very early 2011 release in the US/

“The Johnny Depp-led Pancho Villa project with director Emir Kusturica has scored a new title, “Wild Roses, Tender Roses”. Filming kicks off February 2011 in Spain and Serbia. The film will shoot entirely in Spanish-language…” (full details)

“Martin Campbell confirms that the “Green Lantern” film will stick close to the origin story, thus Sinestro and Carol Ferris will be good guys in this outing and eventually go bad…” (full details)

“With his Tony Stark beard in place at the Golden Globes, there’s speculation Robert Downey Jr. will reprise the character for upcoming reshoots on “Iron Man 2” and/or to cameo in “Thor”…” (full details)

“Filming could kick off as early as June on a sequel to this year’s Guy Ritchie-directed “Sherlock Holmes” adaptation…” (full details)

“Bruce Campbell says that “Bruce Vs. Frankenstein”, a sequel to “My Name Is Bruce” is in the works. Shooting kicks off this fall in Oregon…” (full details)

“Not just Marc Webb, now Nimrod Antal (“Predators,” “Armored”) is a hot contender to direct the rebooted “Spider-Man” franchise. He’s a choice apparently both the studio and Sam Raimi approve of…” (full details)

“Director Michael Bay has briefly talked about the upcoming third installment in the “Transformers” franchise, saying expect more time with less robots – “There will be a nice crescendo ending. It gets much more into the robot character. The last time you kind of met a few of the robots; this time you’re gonna get a much cooler landscape”…” (full details)

“Magnet Releasing has scored worldwide rights to Ben Wheatley’s Slamdance film entry “Down Terrace” and is planning a limited release this Summer..” (full details)

“The most predictable surprise of the year award goes to “Iron Man 2″ which will open in IMAX theaters simultaneously with the worldwide release on May 7th…” (full details)