News Shorts: January 29th 2013

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Inside Llewyn Davis, 2 Guns, The Sacrament, Riddick, Hit-Girl in Kick-Ass 2, and Logan in a suit in The Wolverine.

Posters for The Lone Ranger, Into the White, Top Gun 3D, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and The Place Beyond the Pines.

For those who only read the news or news feed, be sure to jump over to the ‘Features’ section as the ‘Notable Films Guide of 2013’ is now complete with in-depth analysis on 431 films targeting a release this year. Check it out starting here.

“Twentieth Century Fox Film has pushed director Paul Feig’s action-comedy ‘The Heat’ back from an April 5th release to June 28th. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy star…” (full details)

“BBC has renewed its period drama ‘Ripper Street’ for a second season. Events in the next season will take place in the 1890’s…” (full details)

“Jude Law says Wes Anderson’s upcoming ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ takes place in both the 1930s and the 1960s with his few scenes in the 1960s segment…” (full details)

“Actress Cobie Smulders says there are definite talks about her reprising her role of Agent Maria Hill from ‘The Avengers’ in the upcoming Joss Whedon-produced ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series. She adds that her commitments to TV’s ‘How I Met Your Mother’ don’t affect her involvement either…” (full details)

“Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Norah Jones will perform the song ‘Everybody Needs a Best Friend’ from the motion picture ‘Ted’ at the upcoming Oscars…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has confirmed that Aussie comedy ‘The Sapphires’ will open on March 22nd in the United States…” (full details)

“UK distributor Metrodome and Universal Pictures have signed a joint-UK rights deal for UK action title ‘Get Lucky’. Luke Treadaway and TJ Ramini play brothers living on the wrong side of the law who become involved in a casino heist…” (full details)

“Arnold Schwarzenegger says he hopes to get New Zealand’s WETA Workshop involved in the upcoming ‘The Legend of Conan’ film…” (full details)

“Music Box Films has picked up the U.S. rights to Roger Michell’s ‘Le Weekend’ starring Jim Broadbent, Lindsay Duncan and Jeff Goldblum. The story deals with a married couple who revisit Paris to revitalise their marriage…” (full details)

“Monterey Media has acquired Matthew Porterfield’s ‘I Used To Be Darker’ in which a runaway seeks refuge with her aunt and uncle in Baltimore, only to find their marriage is ending and her cousin is in crisis…” (full details)

“High Point Media Group has taken world rights to bittersweet comedy ‘Having You’ starring Anna Friel and Romola Garai…” (full details)

“RADiUS-TWC has announced that it has acquired North American and French rights to the U.S. Documentary Directing Award Winner ‘Cutie and the Boxer’. The story looks deeply into the lives, complex relationship and work of Japanese artists Ushio and Noriko Shinohara…” (full details)

“Oscilloscope Laboratories have acquired North American rights to Andrew Dosunmu’s ‘Mother of George’. Danai Gurira and Isaach De Bankole star in the story of a Brooklyn woman who struggles with getting pregnant after marrying a local restaurant owner…” (full details)