News Shorts: June 30th 2011

New stills from Conan the Barbarian and The Hobbit.

Shots of creepy mutant nurses on the set of Silent Hill Revelation 3D, Anna Faris and Sacha Baron Cohen shooting The Dictator, and Robert Pattinson with a face covered in cream (pie that is) for Cosmopolis.

Posters for Final Destination 5, 30 Minutes or Less, Cowboys and Aliens, Killer Elite.

“Hugh Jackman revealed to Toronto radio station CHFI that “The Wolverine” movie will shoot in October, so it will probably come out late 2012…” (full details)

“Though previously linked, both Matthew Fox and Ed Harris will NOT be starring in the zombie-pocalypse thriller “World War Z” due to scheduling conflicts…” (full details)

“Martin Scorsese’s “Hugo Cabret” has been retitled simply “Hugo”…” (full details)

“Filming on “The Dark Knight Rises” in Pittsburgh on August 6th will center around a “football game between the Gotham Rogues and the Rapid City Monuments”. Non-paying extras will be needed…” (full details)

“Universal and Gold Circle Films have acquired worldwide rights to the musical comedy “Pitch Perfect”. The story is set in the world of college a cappella groups and Jason Moore will direct from a screenplay by Kay Cannon…” ( full details )

“Will we ever see a film based on the cancelled before its time “Party Down” series? Show creator Rob Thomas seems to believe one could be shot sometime next year…” (full details)

“FilmDistrict has acquired U.S. rights to “Only God Forgives”, a drama that will re-team “Drive” director Nicolas Winding Refn with Ryan Gosling…” (full details)

“Karen Croner has been set to script “Hello Ghost” which is inspired by the Korean comedy about a man whose failed suicide attempt allows him to see ghosts who haunt him until he grants each of them one wish. Chris Columbus will direct…” (full details)

“”Dollhouse” actress Dichen Lachman has joined Syfy’s remake of “Being Human” in the regularly recurring role of a centuries-old vampire named Izumi…” (full details)

“ABC has set a September 23rd end date for long-running soap “All My Children”…” (full details)