News Shorts: July 13th 2010

Stills from It’s Kind of a Funny Story, Tron Legacy and Dinner for Schmucks.

Artwork for AMC’s The Walking Dead, eight character posters for Legend of the Guardians, two for RED, and the one-sheet for Rabbit Hole,

There’s also photos of Taylor Lautner on the set of Abduction, Jeff Bridges on the set of True Grit, the Batmobile from “Batman Forever” being used on the set of the Arthur remake along with the first shot of Russell Brand in character, and a ton of photos from the set of Transformers 3.

Some spoiler details about the plotline for the upcoming “Men in Black 3” are up at Joblo and time travel figures into it heavily.

Edward Norton has released an official statement via his Facebook page about the re-casting of The Hulk in “The Avengers”.

“Gillian Anderson has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy sequel to “Johnny English”. Anderson will play MI7 agent Pamela Head…” (full details)

“Producer Mark Burg has clarified that the upcoming seventh “Saw” movie is titled “Saw 3D” only. The rumoured subtitle the other day, ‘The Traps Come Alive’, is actually just the promotional tagline…” (full details)

“Anton Yelchin’s name has emerged as a rumoured candidate for the Harry Osborn role in the upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot. …” (full details)

“John Hawkes (“Winter’s Bone,” “Deadwood,” “Lost”) has joined the ensemble cast of Steven Soderbergh’s pandemic thriller “Contagion”…” (full details)

“The panel for “Piranha 3D” scheduled to take place at this year’s Comic Con has been pulled from the schedule. Footage from the film wasn’t allowed through as it “wasn’t all ages appropriate” according to the con’s director of marketing and public relations. The Weinstein Company opted to skip the panel altogether…” (full details)

“Despite reports of his casting, Jeff Bridges will not be starring in the upcoming Mike Nichols-directed “Great Hope Springs”…” (full details)

“The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will expand the number of nominations in the visual effects category from three to five beginning with the next Oscar ceremony…” (full details)