News Shorts: March 4th 2010

New posters for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Toy Story 3. A ton of concept art from Toy Story 3 as well.

“Of the “Captain America” candidates mentioned the other day, Michael Cassidy has confirmed on his Twitter that he’s out of the running while Scott Porter may also be out due to commitment to The CW’s new show “Nomads”…” (full details)

“It seems both “Sucker Punch” and “Green Lantern” will be going the 3D route with ‘Sucker’ setting a March 25th 2011 release date, while ‘Lantern’ is scheduled to open on June 17th 2011…” full details)

“Robert Downey Jr. will premiere the new trailer for “Iron Man 2” on the post-Oscar special of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on ABC this Sunday…” full details)

“Director Joseph Kosinski says that the new “Tron: Legacy” trailer will go online sometime next week…” full details)

“Officials from Sony Pictures claim that no one has been offered the role of Peter Parker in the upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot and that negotiations are not in place with any actor. The news seems to shoot down claims by “Percy Jackson” actor Logan Lerman who has spoken about being in early talks for the role…” full details)

“Robert De Niro has joined Relativity Media’s thriller “Dark Fields”. De Niro will play a brilliant financial mogul pursuing an unlucky New York writer (Bradley Cooper) who gets smarter through a designer drug he acquires…” full details)

“Rachel McAdams is in negotiations to join Woody Allen’s untitled movie scheduled to shoot in Paris this summer. Owen Wilson and Marion Cotillard also star…” full details)

“Christopher McQuarrie (“Valkyrie,” “X-Men”) has finished his script for the ‘Wolverine’ sequel. The Tokyo-set tale follows how Logan learned martial arts and will be a love story featuring a Japanese actress. Shooting kicks off at the start of next year…” full details)

“Disney has confirmed talk of a pre-teen targeted “Tron” CG-animated series to be broadcast on the Disney Channel in 2012 at the earliest. That will be preceded by a ten-part “Tron” micro-series starting Fall 2011 on Disney XD…” full details)

“Canadian comedian Russell Peters has landed a role as a ‘comical passenger’ on a train undergoing a bombing in ‘Moon’ director Duncan Jones’ new feature “Source Code”…” full details)