News Shorts: June 4th 2010

Posters for Gulliver’s Travels, a new billboard for Tron: Legacy, two character one-sheets for Predators and an interesting retro poster for Buried.

“James Cameron says his next film will hit in about 3-4 years time and will likely be either the “Avatar” sequel or “some other big film that uses that same technology”…” (full details)

“Warner Bros. Pictures has announced a December 16th 2011 release date for the upcoming “Sherlock Holmes” sequel…” (full details)

“Having won an appeal, the “Eat Pray Love” film adaptation’s initial R-rating for “brief strong language” has been reduced to a PG-13 for “brief strong language, some sexual references and male rear nudity”…” (full details)

“Producer Joel Silver says the upcoming “Logan’s Run” remake “should be devised and shot in 3D. I think if we can pull it together, then it would be”. He also confirms the script is being written for it right now…” (full details)

“Endgame Entertainment has snatched up the original action thriller script “Layover” from Zach Dean. The story follows a single father in hiding who must delve back into the sketchy world of his past to find the teenage daughter he loses during a layover in Las Vegas…” (full details)

“Remember that casting notice from Paramount not that long ago that many thought was for J.J. Abrams’ “Super 8”? Turns out it was for Bad Robot’s remake of “Little Darlings”…” (full details)

“Hammer Films has picked up Christopher Borrelli’s spec script “Wake” and has attached Kasper Barfoed to direct. The Transporter-style story has franchise aspirations…” (full details)

“Universal Pictures and Tribeca Productions are courting actor Charles Grodin and director Martin Brest to return for the “Midnight Run” sequel…” (full details)

“HBO will develop Carrie Fisher’s autobiographical stage production “Wishful Drinking” as a feature-length documentary combining scenes from Fisher’s one-woman performance and archival footage from her life as well as interviews with friends and family…” (full details)

“With two versions of BBC doco “Life” hitting the stores this week, Amazon customers have spoken about which they prefer. The 1080p original David Attenborough-narrated version comes in a #14 & #6 respectively on the DVD & Blu-ray sales charts, whereas the 1080i Oprah Winfrey-narrated Discovery channel version comes in at #213 & #580 respectively…” (full details)

“McDonald’s will recall about 12 million Shrek drinking glasses this week because federal regulators found they contain the toxic metal cadmium, which poses some potentially serious health risks…” (full details)