News Shorts: March 26th 2012

Photos of Russell Crowe on the set of Les Miserables, Shia LaBeouf and Tom Hardy in Lawless, Jennifer Lawrence in House at the End of the Street, Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis in The Campaign, and Rick Baker’s various 60’s-set alien creations for Men in Black III.

Posters for The Iceman, Upside Down, Laurence Anyways, On the Road, a standee art for The Dark Knight Rises and Japanese character posters for The Amazing Spider-Man.

“The ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ reboot at Platinum Dunes has apparently dropped the first two words from that title…” (full details)

“Next Sunday night in the U.S. sees a DVR clusterf**k with acclaimed series – ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘The Killing,’ and ‘The Good Wife’ going head to head in the 9pm timeslot not to mention the likes of ‘Mad Men,’ ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Desperate Housewives’ all vying for ratings…” (full details)

“Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton’s “Ruby Sparks” starring Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano has been announced to open in limited release on July 25th…” (full details)

“The show runners on ‘Supernatural’ say that if they get renewed, the eighth season will likely have a lighter and more back to basics tone than the current seventh season…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has announced that its award-winning documentary “Bully” about the epidemic of school bullying will now open in theaters on March 30th as ‘unrated’ after nearly 500,000 people signed an online petition demanding MPAA remove the “R” rating initially given to it…” (full details)

“‘We never really talked about it. I still speak to Rob occasionally. But I really don’t know where that’s at’ says Clive Owen about his involvement in a possible ‘Sin City’ sequel…” (full details)

“‘Mark [Gatiss] and I have planned it out. We haven’t started writing it yet’ says Steven Moffat about the current status of the third season of BBC’s ‘Sherlock’…” (full details)

“Cable network Logo will air a ’24 Hour Salute to Great American Cinema’ on Sunday, April 1st. This means, no joke, cult classic “Showgirls” played twelve times in a row beginning at 6am US-ET…” (full details)