News Shorts: June 8th 2012

Posters for Dredd, Flight, End of Watch, Magic Mike, Samsara, Resident Evil: Retribution and 360.

“Iron Man 3” set photos indicate the criminal scientific organization A.I.M. (Advance Idea Mechanics) appears in the movie. Said group in the comics created and then was run by fan-favorite character M.O.D.O.K.

“eOne has set an August 17th release date in New York and Los Angeles for David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’ starring Robert Pattinson…” (full details)

“Angelina Jolie is being mentioned as a possible director for the upcoming film adaptation of E.L. James’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’…” (full details)

“Paramount has registered a bunch of domain names, all of which include ‘Jackass’, and many of which contain either 4 and/or ‘Bad Grandpa’…” (full details)

“Syfy has renewed ‘Lost Girl’ for a third season, which will arrive on the network in January 2013…” (full details)

“WWE Studios has acquired Adam Rodin’s suspense thriller spec ‘Interrogation’. The story posits that a bomb will go off in Las Vegas on one of the busiest betting days. A brilliant interrogator is called in to question the prime suspect as time runs out, and it becomes clear there’s an even bigger plan in place for both of them….” (full details)

“IFC Midnight has acquired U.S. rights to Brandon Cronenberg’s ‘Antiviral’. The futuristic film is set in a clinic that harvests live viruses from sick celebrities and then sells them to the celebrities’ rabid fans…” (full details)

“IFC Midnight is acquiring all US rights to ‘Replicas’, the acclaimed thriller from director Jeremy Power Regimbal, which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April…” (full details)

“Paramount and Namco Bandai has given fans the first look at the key villain to be featured in the upcoming video game inspired by J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Trek’ reboot. Said villain will be the legendary lizard-like race The Gorn…” (full details)