News Shorts: June 1st 2010

New stills of Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler amongst other acting giants in Coriolanus, and the first shots of Dominic Cooper as Uday Hussein in Lee Tamahori’s The Devil’s Double

A bunch of character posters for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World a one-sheet for Resident Evil Afterlife and the seventh season cast photo for Entourage.

“Timur Bekmambetov (“Day Watch,” “Wanted”) has now joined Sam Mendes and Adam Shankman on the short list of directors for Disney’s “Oz The Great And Powerful”…” (full details)

“Scribe David Hayter says the “Metal Gear Solid” film adaptation won’t likely happen as game creator Hideo Kojima and Sony can’t seem to come to an agreement…” (full details)

“Jason Patric is set to play a media empire head who is the nemesis of Diane Keaton’s online blogger character in HBO’s “Tilda”…” (full details)

“”Community” star Donald Glover is trying to get an online campaign going to cast him as the new Peter Parker in Sony’s upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot…” (full details)

“”Kick-Ass” star Aaron Johnson is being rumoured as a candidate to play the younger incarnation of Cyclops in the upcoming “X-Men: First Class”…” (full details)

“Amanda Seyfried, Emma Stone and Deborah Ann Woll are apparently all being considered for the role of the daughter of The Master (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and Mary-Sue (possibly Reese Witherspoon) in Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming untitled Scientology drama which kicks off filming this Summer…” (full details)

“Marvel Studios is apparently in talks with Sawyer himself, “Lost” star Josh Holloway, about starring in one of their upcoming films. Which one though hasn’t been revealed…” (full details)

“Despite the graphical change on a website the other week, director Spencer Susser says that his Sundance entry “Hesher” will retain the title in all territories and won’t be called “Rebel” like we thought…” (full details)