News Shorts: July 26th 2011

The first photos of Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch in Killer Joe, Gerard Butler in Machine Gun Preacher, and John Cho & Kal Penn in A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas.

Early artwork for Paradise Lost, concept art from The Darkest Hour, and several scanned photos from both Dredd and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.

Posters for Immortals, The Raven, Moneyball, The Pirates! Band of Misfits, The Son of No One, In Time, Haywire and logo artwork for Pacific Rim.

A fun infographic about “Captain America” and the character’s history.

“Jason Reitman’s “Young Adult” will open December 9th 2011, the “Dredd” reboot will open September 21st 2012, and David Dobkin’s “Arthur & Lancelot” is scheduled for a March 15th 2013 release…” (full details)

“Optimum Releasing has snagged the U.K. rights to Malick’s upcoming still untitled film, the movie he shot directly after “The Tree Of Life”. No release date is yet set…” (full details)

“Justin Bieber could be making a cameo in the upcoming Pee-wee Herman film which Judd Apatow will produce…” (full details)

“Montecito Picture Co. has picked up Chris Baldi’s spec script “Rockabye Baby”, the story of an ill-prepared man who is thrust into the care of children. Ivan Reitman, Tom Pollock and Joe Medjuck will produce…” (full details)

“Filmmakers Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor are moving forward with a third “Crank” film even if Jason Statham chooses not to be involved…” (full details)