News Shorts: July 5th 2011

New photos including the first photo from Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire, the Joel Edgerton and Teresa Palmer-led Wish You Were Here, the first stills of Christian Bale in 13 Women of Nanjing, stills from Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, and more set photos from Prometheus.

Posters for Dream House, The Whistleblower, Final Destination 5, Flypaper.

“Hans Zimmer says he’s been listening to a lot of Verdi, Alison Goldfrapp and electronica in preparation to pen the score for “The Dark Knight Rises”…” (full details)

“Shia La Beouf says there’s a lot of improv character stuff in “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” that was cut from the theatrical but could well make it into the disc release…” (full details)

“Roberto Orci says that the upcoming “Star Trek” console video game will be considered ‘canon’ and will “bridge the plot between the 2009 movie and the upcoming sequel”…” (full details)

“Hayley Atwell (“Captain America: The First Avenger”) is said to be eyeing a role in the Andre 3000-led Jimi Hendrix biopic that seems to be very much alive despite reports to the contrary…” (full details)

“Denis O’Hare has confirmed that he will be returning as Russell Edgington, the one-time vampire king of Mississippi, for the fifth season of “True Blood” next year…” (full details)

“Liddell Entertainment and Roadside Attractions have acquired US rights to “Albert Nobbs”, the film adaptation of the acclaimed play in which Glenn Close stars as a woman passing as a man in order to work and survive in 19th century Dublin. …” (full details)

“”Salt” and “The Thomas Crown Affair” scribe Kurt Wimmer has apparently penned a script for a remake (NOT a sequel) of Kathryn Bigelow’s 1991 action cult classic “Point Break”…” (full details)

“1981 Oscar winner “Chariots of Fire” is set to get a French Blu-ray release in October, meaning a U.S. and U.K. release could happen early next year…” (full details)