News Shorts: July 18th 2011

A new photo of Karl Urban as Judge Dredd in Dredd.

More photos from the Iceland set of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus shows various props including a very Giger-esque wall; Zac Efron dressed as a race car driver for Heartland; and an uglified Vanessa Hudgens shooting Gimme Shelter.

A spectacular final poster for Captain America, the first one-sheet for Take Shelter, and twelve character banners for The Three Musketeers.

“Though filming on the adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s “On The Road” finished last year, director Walter Salles and actor Garrett Hedlund along with a five person crew took a two-week journey across America to shoot more footage…” (full details)

“AMC’s critical darling “Breaking Bad” returned Sunday night with the fourth season premiere delivering the show’s highest ratings yet with a total of 2.6 million viewers and 1.5 million adults 18-49 – up 30% from the third season premiere…” (full details)

“Gunnar Hansen, the actor who played Leatherface in Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre” will have a cameo in the upcoming “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D”…” (full details)

“Ruben Fleisher says that a sequel to “Zombieland” is “not happening anytime soon”…” (full details)

“Richard Linklater’s Bernie has been picked up by Millennium Films for about $2 million. No release dates have yet been set…” (full details)

“Lars von Trier’s “Melancholia” has set a November 4th U.S. theatrical release date…” (full details)

“The Emily Blunt and Jason Segel rom-com “The Five Year Engagement” has been scheduled for an April 27th 2012 release…” (full details)

Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Identification of a Woman”, Erle C. Kenton’s “Island of Lost Souls”, Kaneto Shino’s “Kuroneko” and Zoltan Korda’s “The Four Feathers” will get DVD & Blu-ray releases. Also Masaki Kobayashi’s “Harakiri,” Richard Linklater’s “Dazed and Confused,” and Pier Paolo Pasolini’s “Salo” will get Blu-ray upgrades…” (full details)