News Shorts: March 10th 2011

A new photo of Havok in X-Men: First Class, and concept art of the zombies in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

The first poster for the Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton drama Warrior, an illustrated poster for Takashi Miike’s 13 Assassins, and new posters for Bad Teacher, Henry’s Crime, Daydream Nation and Source Code.

“”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One” has become the highest grossing installment in the “Harry Potter” franchise in international markets with a staggering $657.24 million, just past the previous record-holder 2001’s “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” with $657 million…” (full details)

“Josh Hutcherson will star in Benecio Del Toro’s directorial debut “Monday”. The short fictionalized documentary is one of several segments in the anthology feature “7 Days in Havana. Hutcherson plays a tourist who is taking in the city’s culture for the first time…” (full details)

“Guillermo del Toro, who is executive producing “Puss In Boots” for Dreamworks Animation, will also cameo onscreen as the voice of ‘The Commandante’…” (full details)

“The first footage from Tarsem’s Ancient Greek epic “Immortals” is slated to be premiering at this year’s WonderCon…” (full details)

“There won’t be a sequel “The A-Team” says star Bradley Cooper – “I loved it too. But unfortunately, outside of you, a few of your friends and myself, there just wasn’t enough revenue to supply a second instalment of that franchise”…” (full details)

“CBS Films has bought the U.S. rights to the upcoming Coen Brothers-penned, Mike Hoffman-directed remake of the 1966 British comedy caper “Gambit”. Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz star in the film which begins shooting this May in London…” (full details)

“Paramount and Skydance Productions’ roadtrip comedy “My Mother’s Curse”, starring Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen, will open in theaters March 30th 2012…” (full details)

“Richard Ayoade’s acclaimed UK indie comedy “Submarine” has finally set a June 3rd release date in the U.S….” (full details)

“Cinematographer John Schwartzman says the upcoming “The Amazing Spider-Man” will be using 3ality Digital’s lightweight TS-5 wireless and handheld beamsplitter rig which allows them to shoot in 3D at the same speed and schedule as a 2D movie. They can also shoot in handheld or Steadicam style…” (full details)

“The Coen Brothers remake of “True Grit” is headed to DVD and Blu-ray on June 7th…” (full details)