News Shorts: July 8th 2012

Posters for The Expendables 2, The Bourne Legacy, Anna Karenina, The Day, The Impossible and Bait 3D.

Recently someone tweeted the question to Bruce Campbell “What’s the point of Remaking The Evil Dead?”. He responded “To freak your shit” along with this picture.

“As if he weren’t already a legend, “Sons of Anarchy” actor Ron Perlman showed up in his full “Hellboy” makeup and costume for a day of hanging out with a six-year-old boy undergoing treatment for leukaemia…” (full details)

“The Steve Coogan-led, Michael Winterbottom-directed biopic about British porn baron Paul Raymond ‘The King of Soho’ is now untitled after a challenge from Raymond’s son, Howard. Howard Raymonf is mounting a rival biopic about his father in which ‘Thor’ star Tom Hiddleston is playing the porn magnate…” (full details)

“Andre 3000’s upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic ‘All is By My Side’ won’t actually include any of Hendrix’s music at the late guitarist’s estate has denied permission to use his songs…” (full details)

“In an effort to promote the upcoming Blu-ray release of the “Indiana Jones” films, Lucasfilm is re-creating the Well of Souls scene from “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at next week’s Comic Con. People will be able to have their picture taken with a slither of snakes…” (full details)

“‘Unlawful Killing’, a controversial documentary about an alleged cover-up surrounding Princess Diana’s death in 1997 is being shelved indefinitely by the film’s producers. The issue is insurance, no company would provide the producers with a policy to protect against potential lawsuits…” (full details)

“So much for that. The second episode of Charlie Sheen’s new comedy on FX, ‘Anger Management’, pulled in 3.4 million viewers – a steep 38% drop from the premiere’s 5.5 million viewers…” (full details)