News Shorts: July 27th 2011

A bunch of photos from various films screening at the Toronto Film Festival have been revealed. These include:

The Descendants, A Dangerous Method, Take This Waltz, Albert Noobs, Twixt, The Ides of March, 360, Hick, Jeff Who Lives at Home.

Also Rampart, Moneyball, Chicken with Plums, 11 Flowers, Americano, Anonymous.

Then there’s We Need to Talk About Kevin, 50/50, A Better Life, Burning Man, Coriolanus, Countdown, Elles, The Eye of the Storm.

Not to mention Headhunters, The Hunter, The Lady, Melancholia, The Oranges, Peace Love and Understanding, Pearl Jam Twenty, The Simple Life, The Skin I Live In, Tyrannosaur, Where Do We Go Now, The Woman in the Fifth.

Finally, we have Friends with Kids, The Deep Blue Sea, Ten Year, Shame, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Dark Horse.

Posters for Happy Feet Two and Our Idiot Brother.

“”Good news everyone!”. “Futurama” executive producer David X. Cohen has confirmed that the animated series has been renewed for another two full seasons by Comedy Central…” (full details)

“Fiore Films’ “Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father” is set to begin filming January 3rd in New York following pre-production commencing in September. John Travolta, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Kelly Preston are all confirmed to be starring…” (full details)

“Dreamworks’ Jeffrey Katzenberg has blamed the success of “The Hangover Part II” as the reason why “Kung Fu Panda 2″ underperformed in the U.S., especially in its opening weekend and early stages…” (full details)

“Joe Mazzello (“Jurassic Park,” “The Pacific”) has been set to play the role of Mouse in “G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes”…” (full details)

“Walt Disney Pictures’ “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, went in front of the cameras at the brand-new Raleigh Studios in Pontiac, Michigan, this past Monday…” (full details)

“Indie drama “We Need to Talk About Kevin”, starring Tilda Swinton, has been slated for a December 2nd release…” (full details)

“John Goodman will play the vice dean of Greendale Community College’s School of Air Conditioning Repair in the third season of NBC sitcom “Community”…” (full details)

“Universal Pictures has launched the official website for Peter Berg’s “Battleship” starring Taylor Kitsch with a countdown clock scheduled to tick over today…” (full details)

“Paramount Pictures has slotted its Halloween-themed Josh Schwartz-directed comedy “Fun Size” for a wide release October 12th 2012….” (full details)

“Universal’s “Fast Five” has been scheduled for a October 4th DVD and Blu-ray release in the U.S., Optimum will release “City of God” and “The Talented Mr. Ripley” on Blu-ray in the UK on September 12th, A&E will release both single season and a complete series box-set of “Farscape” on Blu-ray on November 15th in the U.S…” (full details)

“”The Amazing Spider-Man will be released to IMAX theatres worldwide simultaneously with the film’s release on July 3rd 2012…” (full details)