News Shorts: June 22nd 2009

Posters for Pandorum, two character posters for Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Youth in Revolt, Halloween II, Big Fan.

“Star Trek” writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman say they’re currently trying to decide whether the next film’s antagonist will be either “the exploration sci-fi plot where the unknown and nature itself is somehow an adversary or the villain model”…” (full details)

“Green Lantern” scribe Marc Guggenheim says don’t believe any of the casting talk yet – “They’re all false insofar as we haven’t chosen anyone yet. They’re still in the negotiations, you know? There’s a lot of names being talked about, and there’s a lot of people being met, and a lot of … actors reading the script”…” (full details)

“Stacey Harman has sold the comedy pitch “Business Trip” to Universal Pictures and Benderspink. The story follows a group of women who go on a corporate trip but wind up doing anything but business while on company time…” (full details)

“Michael Papajohn, who played the original killer of Uncle Ben in the “Spider-Man” films, says he would be reprising his role for “Spider-Man 4″…” (full details)

“The DVD edition of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” is scheduled to have 7-8 minutes of deleted scenes…” (full details)

“Two years ago we reported an old rumor that Warner Bros. was looking into a potential “Teen Wolf” remake with Tom Welling, well the first part of scoop may finally be coming true with the idea apparently out to writers now…” (full details)

“Despite Shia LaBeouf’s comments, producer Frank Marshall says a fifth “Indiana Jones” film is still a long way off – “It’s really about the script. Once we see that, we’ll see. We’re not going to wait another 20 years. We’d all love to make another one… Until there’s a script, nothing’s definite.”…” (full details)

“The resurrected “Scrubs” will shift from the hospital to the classroom next season with John C. McGinley’s Dr. Cox and Donald Faison’s Turk becoming med-school professors. The characters will visit the Sacred Heart hospital and regulars like Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Judy Reyes and Ken Jenkins will put in guest appearances…” (full details)

“”Night at the Museum” helmer Shawn Levy gets a lot of hate mail from fans online, so today he’s showing you what his daily work life is like in a special featurette…” (full details)

“Megan Fox has done an interview about and video apology to the guy in the infamous photo of him trying to hand her a rose at a recent ‘Transformers’ premiere…” (full details)

“Due to a scheduling conflict, rapper/actor Common may well be out of the running to play B.A. Baracus in the upcoming “The A-Team” movie…” (full details)

“Brian Austin Green has joiend the cast of “Smallville” next season as Daily Planet reporter John Corben who becomes the villain Metallo…” (full details)