News Shorts: January 22nd 2014

Photos of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels in Dumb and Dumber To, Dylan O’Brien in The Maze Runner, Jake Gyllenhaal in Enemy.

Posters for Pompeii, The Voices, 300: Rise of an Empire, The Guest, How to Train Your Dragon 2.

“Platinum Dunes producer Brad Fuller says that despite rumors, the turtles in the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ reboot are NOT aliens. However, ‘alien ooze’ is responsible for turning the turtles into the talking sentient beings they are…” (full details)

“Trent Reznor has confirmed that he and Atticus Ross are composing the score for director David Fincher’s ‘Gone Girl’. The pair provided the score for Fincher’s last two films ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’…” (full details)

“Jonas Carpignano is set to write and direct ‘Mediterranea,’ a feature film adaptation of the short film ‘A Chjana’. Inspired by a true story, the tale follows a young migrant worker who seeks to reunite with his best friend in the wake of the most significant race riot in Italian history. Chris Columbus and Eleanor Columbus will produce…” (full details)

“Marvel is confirmed to be showing a new trailer for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ during this year’s Super Bowl. DreamWorks will also show a new ‘Need for Speed’ TV spot…” (full details)

“MGM has acquired the screen rights to Elizabeth Letts’ 2011 book ‘The Eighty-Dollar Champion,’ the story of a former plow horse who gained fame after winning the 1958 show horse triple crown…” (full details)

“Pascal Chaumeil’s film adaptation of Nick Hornby’s ‘A Long Way Down’, Hossein Amini’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s ‘The Two Faces Of January,’ and Diego Luna’s ‘Cesar Chavez’ are set to have their world premiere at Berlinale this year…” (full details)

“D Street Pictures has optioned Leon Chills and Chad Sanders’ rom-com script ‘Heaven Hath No Fury’. The story follows a New York playboy who knocks the world off balance when he breaks the wrong woman’s heart and men start to see the world through the eyes of women…” (full details)

“Both Microsoft and popular website Machinima have come under fire for allegedly offering YouTube influencers financial bonuses for promoting the Xbox One only in a positive light and without mentioning it was effectively a paid endorsement…” (full details)

“A PlayStation 4 error (code: CE-34878-0) has been corrupting save files for many users, resulting in hours of lost progress and, in some cases, has prevented any apps from being opened on Sony’s console. Click the link for a recommended solution…” (full details)