News Shorts: January 25th 2012

A new poster for The Raven, magazine photo scans from Wrath of the Titans, and a shot of Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg hard at work on The World’s End.

New photos from Neighborhood Watch, Amanda Seyfriend on the set of Lovelace, Tom Hardy with some impressive neck scar make-up for The Dark Knight Rises, and Kristen Stewart posing with a fan on the set of Snow White and the Huntsman.

The Capitol Couture fashion site has been launched which ties in with “The Hunger Games”, while a viral site for Men in Black III hints at a particle accelerator being a key part of the plot.

“Focus Features has pushed back the Steve Carell and Keira Knightley-led drama ‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ from April 20th to June 22nd…” (full details)

“Quentin Tarantino’s revenge western “Django Unchained” has been shooting at Melody Ranch in Santa Clarita, California…” (full details)

“Joe Carnahan’s “The Grey “might score a small theatrical re-release in October for awards consideration…” (full details)

“Remember that leper joke from the trailer for Aardman Animations’ “The Pirates! Band Of Misfits”? It’s been cut from the film following objections from leprosy groups including Lepra Health In Action and the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations (ILEP)…” (full details)

“How does AMC theaters get the kids and kids-at-heart to see “Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D”? By offering exclusive Anakin Skywalker Podracer 3D glasses with each ticket purchase at select screenings…” (full details)

“20th Century Fox has hired “Legally Blonde” and “The House Bunny” scribes Karen McCullah & Kirsten Smith to adapt Adena Halpern’s high concept comedy novel “29”. The story follows an elderly woman who wakes up in the body of her 29-year old self and has the chance to do things right. John Davis is producing…” (full details)

“Former PayPal executive Jack Selby has scored $50 million in financing for Incognito Pictures and has entered into a long-term distribution deal with The Weinstein Company. The duo aim to produce five or six sub-$10 million films initially with the first slate to be announced next month…” (full details)