News Shorts: June 23rd 2011

Yahoo Movies has unleashed a new “Captain America: The First Avenger” poster, there’s also new character images from Pixar’s Brave.

EW has debuted three “True Blood”-themed covers for the upcoming issue – each has Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) in the “American Gothic” painting pose with one of her paramours – Bill, Eric and Alcide.

J.K. Rowling has announced details about “Pottermore”. No it’s not another book, it’s an online community for HP fans with digital copies of the books.

“Even with financial and tax rebates, the budget of the troubled production of “Men In Black 3″ is said to now be topping $215 million (and that’s before any marketing or ads). The previous sequel cost half as much and grossed $441 million worldwide…” (full details)

“Marvel has officially announced today that it will not hold their regular panel in Hall H of the San Diego Comic Con this year, effectively meaning don’t expect to see much of anything from “The Avengers”…” (full details)

“Kerry Washington is reportedly in the mix of contenders to play Broomhilda in Quentin Tarantino’s western flick “Django Unchained”. In the script, the character is the wife of the titular Django who has been imprisoned by Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio)…” (full details)

“Don Cheadle says filming on a third “Iron Man” could begin as early as February. He also confirms his character Rhodes makes no appearance in “The Avengers”…” (full details)

“Halcyon Holding Group’s rather complex bankruptcy case has quietly been resolved. This means plans by Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Films to produce another “Terminator” film are more likely to happen…” (full details)

“While FOX may have rejected it, the high-concept pilot “Locke and Key” will screen at Comic-Con next month alongside a panel for the comic book upon which it’s based…” (full details)

“Kings of Leon have revealed that they were asked to write a James Bond theme on three separate occasions by Daniel Craig and added if he were to ask for a fourth time they may consider it…” (full details)

Finally today comes the first teaser for Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s new BBC comedy show “Life’s Too Short”. The mockumentary follows “Willow” actor Warwick Davis and his talent agency Dwarves for Hire which he uses to steal all the best work for himself.