News Shorts: January 30th 2009

“Movie File cards from “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra” give us a first look at some key characters like Zartan (Arnold Vosloo) and The Doctor…” (full details)

“Some impressive artwork from Daniel LuVisi who tried out for concept artist on Marc Foster’s upcoming ‘World War Z’ film adaptation…” (full details)

“20th Century Fox is said to be developing a reboot of “Predator” with Robert Rodriguez and Troublemaker Studios producing. This time however it will follow a team of commandos who must face a several of the vicious monsters. No writer has yet been set…” (full details)

“Scribe Dan Mazeau, who’s also developing the upcoming “Jonny Quest” film, has been hired to write a draft for “The Flash” film for Warner Bros. Pictures…” (full details)

“Sylvester Stallone says he’s planning to play John Rambo again – “Yeah, we are doing another ‘Rambo,’ but the conflict is whether to do it in America or a foreign country”…” (full details)

“”The movie is going to happen this year, and Michael Cera is on board. Trust me” says actor Jeffrey Tambor about the ‘Arrested Development’ film…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures is currently seeking screenwriters for a sequel to “Ghost Rider” while Nicolas Cage is already signed on to reprise the role as Johnny Blaze…” (full details)

“Regent Worldwide Sales, the sales affiliate of Regent Entertainment, announced today that it has acquired the international sales rights to “Little Ashes,” starring Robert Pattinson (“Twilight”) and Javier Beltran (TV’s “Zoo”). The company will present “Little Ashes” to distributors for international sales as a market premiere at this year’s EFM in Berlin.

“Despite reports of his inclusion from the actor himself, Mickey Rourke will NOT be appearing at WrestleMania 25 according to his publicist…” (full details)

“‘The Blair Witch Project’ filmmakers Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez hope to release an extended director’s cut of the 1999 indie hit with up to an hour of additional footage…” (full details)