News Shorts: January 21st 2011

Three new photos from The Three Musketeers, a half dozen photos for Scream 4, a new photo from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two, and posters for Drive Angry 3D and Madea’s Big Happy Family.

Lucasfilm have set a specific release date for those upcoming “Star Wars” Blu-ray sets – September 27th 2011.

An interesting mock-up photo of what Anne Hathaway might look like as Catwoman.

An amusing slideshow of Kevin Costner’s various attempted cinematic accents at Vulture

A truly excellent retrospective piece on the film’s of Peter Weir is up at The Playlist.

Boston Casting has put out the call for 8-to-11-year-old boys for the Mark Wahlberg/Mila Kunis movie “Ted”. Presumably they’re about to cast the child version of Mark’s character.

“Enough though “District 9” director Neill Blomkamp has not yet begun production on his $120 million dollar sci-fi epic “Elysium”, Media Rights Capital have already green lit his next project “Chappie” which will shoot immediately after. There are no details on the story available…” (full details)

“The Blu-ray release of “Tron Legacy” will include a teaser for a third “Tron” film? I’ll believe it when I see it…” (full details)

It’s official, Sony Pictures Classics has scooped up Morgan Spurlock’s “Greatest Movie Ever Sold” documentary and have set an April release date in the United States…” (full details)

“The second season premiere of Betty White-led sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” on TV Land drew nearly 3 million viewers at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, becoming the time period’s most-watched cable series. That is still down on the 4.8 million who tuned in for the show’s debut last Summer…” (full details)

“Fox News allegedly cancelled an appearance by Joan Rivers on their morning show for anti-Sarah Palin comments. Rivers’ response? “Fox can go f*ck themselves”…” (full details)

“EW’s Owen Gleiberman has come up with the rather unique argument that “The Social Network” will take the Oscar best picture because main rival “The King’s Speech” is “an allegory for the age of Barack Obama”. Confused? I sure am…” (full details)

“Roger Ebert will be getting a prosthetic jaw for his new television film critics show…” (full details)

“WiReD Magazine has posted a 51-minute audio interview with “Inception” and “The Dark Knight” director Christopher Nolan…” (full interview)