News Shorts: June 16th 2011

Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton rocking their six-packs in the poster for Warrior, and Kermit the Frog as a member of the Green Lantern corps for The Muppets.

Set photos of Brad Pitt shooting World War Z in Malta, and Harvey Keitel shooting Moonrise Kingdom.

The “Game of Thrones” title music reimagined as 8-bit video game MIDI music via Digitapp.

“Sony Pictures Classics have acquired the US Rights to David Cronenberg’s “A Dangerous Method” UK based Hanway Films. Viggo Mortenson, Keira Knightley, Michael Fassbender, and Vincent Cassel star in the film about Dr. Sigmund Freud and Dr. Carl Jung falling for the same patient…” (full details)

“Mark Ruffalo has confirmed that Marvel’s “The Avengers” will hit theatres in post-converted 3D like they did this year with “Thor”…” (full details)

“Steven Soderbergh’s action thriller “Haywire” will hit theaters on January 20, 2012, according to Relativity Media…” (full details)

“Chelsea Handler will play a key role in the teen comedy “Fun Size” directed by Josh Schwartz and starring Victoria Justice…” (full details)

“While in the studio in Los Angeles, California, Snoop Dogg and Freeway Ricky Ross discussed the former’s vision for helming the soundtrack for the drug kingpin’s upcoming biopic…” (full details)

“”Mr. and Mrs. Smith” scribe Simon Kinberg is coming on to do a polish of the script for the Universal film adaptation of the board game “Ouija”…” (full details)

“IFC Films has taken North American rights to Guillem Morales’ “Julia’s Eyes,” one of Spain’s key recent genre titles…” (full details)

“Shooting for the TV spinoff of “The Transporter” franchise began this week in the South of France, under the direction of Andy Mikita…” (full details)

“”Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” has become Disney’s biggest international release ever with $695.9 million in international revenue after a month in theatres, and a massive worldwide total of $907.4 million…” (full details)

“Millennium Entertainment has acquired all U.S. rights to “Puncture”, a film about a drug-addicted “townie” (Chris Evans) who takes on a medical supply corporation…” (full details)