News Shorts: June 13th 2011

New stills from Transformers: Dark of the Moon and Colombiana, and the first official photo of Sacha Baron Cohen in his upcoming dual role comedy The Dictator.

Set photo of Emma Watson shooting The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Van Damme shooting Universal Soldier 4, gory scenes from Piranha 3DD and alien landscapes from Prometheus.

International posters for The Three Musketeers and Real Steel, and one-sheets for Our Idiot Brother and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two,

Joe Cornish’s directorial debut “Attack the Block” is set to score a limited release in North American cinemas on July 29th through Screen Gems.

The Weinstein Company announced today that it has acquired U.S. distribution rights to “W.E.,” Madonna’s directorial debut of a feature film. It’s expected to release the film in the U.S. sometime later this year.

“Paul Thomas Anderson’s “The Master” is expected to get a late 2012 release date, while Rian Johnson’s time travel crime drama “Looper” has scored a September 28th 2012 release…” (full details)

“Scissor Sisters frontman Jake Shears and guitarist Babydaddy have been commissioned to soundtrack a new film version of classic kids TV show “Fraggle Rock”…” (full details)

“Bill Hader says the upcoming comedy “The Hand Job” has been retitled “The To-Do List”…” (full details)

“The first trailer for Martin Scorsese’s next picture, “Hugo Cabret”, will be attached to “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2″…” (full details)

“Asked what he thought of “Quantum of Solace”, director Martin Campbell (“Casino Royale,” “Goldeneye”) says “I thought it was lousy. I just thought the story was pretty uninteresting. I didn’t think the action was related to the characters. I just thought overall it was a bit of a mess really”…” (full details)

“Mike Medavoy and Ren Zhonglun will co-produce an English-language feature film set in World War II Shanghai and a related six-hour television miniseries focused on the Jews who fled oppression in Europe for China only to see their Eastern refuge overrun by Japanese…” (full details)

“Bill Moseley is confirmed to be returning for the upcoming “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D”…” (full details)

“Mark Romanek has confirmed that despite rumors, he has no intention of directing “The Wolverine”…” (full details)

“Tom Savini has come out of retirement to supervise makeup and special effects on the indie horror feature “Redd Inc”…” (full details)

“New “Spartacus” star Liam McIntyre has backed out of the feature thriller “Frozen Moments”. The film was to be McIntyre’s first feature film as a leading man, which is set in San Francisco but mostly shot in Sydney…” (full details)