News Shorts: January 30th 2012

New posters for 21 Jump Street, Price Check and The Hunter.

Also set photos of Vin Diesel shooting Riddick, James Franco and Amanda Seyfried filming Lovelace, along with Joaquin Phoenix and Marion Cotillard shooting Low Life

“”Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” has outgrossed “Mission: Impossible 2″ to become the highest grossing film in the franchise with $571M worldwide to date (just over $200M domestic and $369M internationally)…” (full details)

“Sony is delivering sneak peeks of never-before-seen footage from “The Amazing Spider-Man” in a global event slated for February 6th. Tickets can be reserved at www.TheUntoldStoryBegins.com for the in-cinema screenings in New York, Los Angeles, Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Mexico City, Moscow, Rio, Rome, Seoul, Sydney and Tokyo…” (full details)

“Filmmaker Danny Boyle says the upcoming opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London will be heavily inspired by Shakespeare’s classic play “The Tempest” (and not the recent film adaptation)…” (full details)

“Disney Pictures has picked up an untitled space adventure pitch from “Chronicle” scribe Max Landis. The story revolves around the emotional journey of a brother and sister as they undertake an epic adventure…” (full details)

“Relativity Media has pushed back the release date for “Mirror Mirror” by two weeks from March 16th to March 30th where it will face off against “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” and “Wrath of the Titans”…” (full details)

“Brad Pitt says his role in Steve McQueen’s “Twelve Years A Slave” will only be a small cameo and nothing like the size of a role that Michael Fassbender is set to play…” (full details)

“Scott Marshall is set to direct the sports comedy “The Million Dollar Man” for Slater Bros. Entertainment and Portofino Pictures. Alexander Schrader penned the story of an underdog story of a man who finds a magical opportunity to turn his life around when he is chosen to perform at the Super Bowl…” (full details)

“DC Comics writer Geoff Johns was recently asked if the long in development Captain Marvel movie was dead. He says “There’s always a possibility for Shazam!. There’s always talk about Shazam!. And I can’t get into the specifics on that, but yeah, there’s hope for Shazam”…” (full details)