News Shorts: March 1st 2010

New stills from The Expendables, Beastly, Looking for Eric, Get Him to the Greek and a huge batch of concept art from Dreamworks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon”.

“MIlla Jovovich has revealed on her Twitter account that the first trailer for “Resident Evil: Afterlife 3D” will be attached to copies of the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” remake…” (full details)

“‘Tron Legacy 3D’ will best be seen on IMAX as on that format, the film has five action sequences that make full use of the IMAX aspect ratio. Unlike the similar presentation with ‘The Dark Knight’ though, these scenes were NOT shot with an IMAX camera”…” (full details)

“Michael C. Hall and Lucy Liu are teaming on Michael Knowles’ indie drama “East Fifth Bliss”. Based on the novel by Douglas Light, the story follows a 35-year-old man (Hall) who finds his life changing when he begins a relationship with a former high school classmate’s 18-year-old daughter (Bree Larson). Liu will play an unhappily married neighbour…” (full details)

“MMA star Bob Sapp will play Ukafa, a Kushite tribal leader and mighty warrior who is unbeatable in battle, in Marcus Nispel’s fantasy action adventure reboot of “Conan” at Lionsgate…” (full details)

“David Frankel (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “Marley and Me”) and Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. and Mrs. Smith”) are the two directors being considered for Warners’ new adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ “The Three Musketeers” which Peter Straughan (“The Men Who Stare at Goats”) is adapting…” (full details)

“Marvel Studios has denied a recent online report of a production delay on “The First Avenger: Captain America”…” (full details)

“Despite her seeming death in the first film, Sigourney Weaver revealed on French television that she’s already talked with James Cameron about returning in an “Avatar” sequel and she surely would be part of it as her character’s consciousness is alive ‘in the tree’…” (full details)

“Danny Boyle says he’ll use two different cinematographers – Anthony Dod Mantle (“28 Days Later”) and Enrique Chediak (“28 Weeks Later”) on his upcoming mountain climbing survival thriller “127 Hours”…” (full details)

“”I think we’re going to work on a kickass feature together that we’ve been thinking about for a few years” says “Dollhouse” star Eliza Dushku on re-teaming with “Buffy” creator Joss Whedon…” (full details)

“”Shrek Forever After” is set to have its world premiere on April 21st in New York City as the opening night film of the Tribeca Film Festival…” (full details)