News Shorts: July 17th 2010

Billboards for “Tron Legacy” featuring Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde, the poster for Monsters, and artwork from the comic book prequel to Let Me In.

The “Alien” movies are finally getting a Blu-ray release in October and a full breakdown of details are up at

The short film “The Summer House” starring Robert Pattinson is available through the U.S. iTunes store.

The trailer for Syfy’s “Sharktopus”, a film featuring a part giant shark and part octopus, has gone live at The Live Feed.

After this week’s brilliant “The Social Network” trailer, BWE has posted an amusing spoof based on the ‘Social’ teasers but changed to being a ‘MySpace’ movie called “The Other Social Network”.

“James Bond series producer Michael G. Wilson said this week that “Both Barbara [Brocolli] and I are convinced that we’ll be bringing you another Bond film soon”…” (full details)

“”Cheaters”, Ron Howard’s relationship comedy, has been officially renamed “What You Don’t Know”. Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Connelly star…” (full details)

“Nicolas Cage confirmed tonight on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” that he’s just been locked down for the “Ghost Rider” sequel – “There’s gonna be a new one. I just made the deal today”…” (full details)

“Criterion will release Wes Anderson’s “The Darjeeling Limited”, Stanley Kubrick’s “Paths Of Glory”, Ingmar Bergman’s “The Magician”, Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai” and Nobuhiko Obayashi’s “House” on Blu-ray this October…” (full details)

“Sandra Vergara has joined the cast of the “Fright Night” remake at DreamWorks Pictures. Vergara will play the girlfriend and assistant to Peter Vincent (David Tennant)…” (full details)

“If Disney/Pixar should go ahead with a fourth “Toy Story”, Tim Allen has confirmed that he is under contract to reprise his role as the voice of Buzz Lightyear. Tom Hanks also indicated he’d very much be up for doing another one…” (full details)

“The opening will be set in the early 1960’s and involves both the moon and JFK, an opening that Spielberg himself had a hand in…” (full details)

“Acclaimed director Fernando Meirelles has apparently been tied to being involved in some capacity in a Janis Joplin biopic starring Amy Adams. The news came from an interview with “Twilight” producer Wyck Godfrey…” (full details)

“Joseph Gordon-Levitt has confirmed that “there is something in the works” when asked about whether he would star in a full-blown musical…” (full details)