News Shorts: May 13th 2013

Photos from Only God Forgives, Queen of the Night, The F Word, The East, The Hangover Part III, and After Earth.

AMC has released the first official still from the fourth season of The Walking Dead and the third season of The Killing. HBO has released new photos from the upcoming sixth season of True Blood.

Posters for The Lone Ranger, RED 2, Hell Baby, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Europa Report, R.I.P.D., Baggage Claim, Inside Llewyn Davis, As I Lay Dying, Redemption, Fruitvale Station, Grown Ups 2, and some beautiful artwork for the cover of a 300: Rise of an Empire coffee book.

Set photos of Spider-Man vs. The Rhino in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Andy Serkis in mo-cap riding a horse on the set of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Joel Kinnaman doing reshoots on Robocop.

“Joe Wright is reported OUT of the mix as director of the ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ film due to scheduling…” (full details)

“Kevin Smith announced today that the first draft of his Clerks III script is finished. Smith used Instagram to reveal the news…” (full details)

“Benderspink and Broken Road have teamed up to make a rights deal with the Middle Ages-centric dinner and tournament venue Medieval Times to develop a feature film based on the brand…” (full details)

“Warner Bros. is in final negotiations to pick up Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut ‘How to Catch a Monster’ starring Saoirse Ronan, Christina Hendricks, Eva Mendes, Matt Smith and Ben Mendelsohn. The fantasy thriller follows a single mother who is swept into a dark underworld, while her teenage son discovers a road that leads him to a secret underwater town…” (full details)

“Tribeca Film and Well Go USA Entertainment have joined forces to pick up North American rights to the Jessica Biel starrer ‘Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes’. A late 2013 theatrical run is planned to go along with a multi-platform on-demand release…” (full details)

“Universal Pictures has confirmed that Peter Berg’s ‘Lone Survivor’ is set to open on January th 2014, while the Seth MacFarlane-directed comedy western ” will hit June 2014…” (full details)

“‘Pain and Gain’ composer Steve Jablonsky is set to score the upcoming film adaptation of ‘Ender’s Game’…” (full details)

“HBO has acquired all television rights for the U.S. and Canada to James Toback’s feature documentary ‘Seduced And Abandoned’. Shot during the 65th Anniversary Festival in 2012, it features original portraits of Bernardo Bertolucci, Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Ryan Gosling, Jessica Chastain, Berenice Bejo, Diane Kruger and James Caan…” (full details)

“Director Robin Hardy has endorsed a worldwide appeal launched by StudioCanal to locate original film materials relating to cult 1973 horror classic ‘The Wicker Man’…” (full details)

“The team behind the multiple-award-winning documentary ‘The Act of Killing’, about Indonesian death squad veterans re-enacting their crimes, is developing a follow-up entitled ‘The Look Of Silence’. This film explores the other side of the story and is about coexistence and survivors families…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has acquired worldwide sales rights, excluding the U.S., South Africa and India, to the live-action remake of Yasuomi Umetsu’s Japanese anime movie ‘Kite’. Samuel L. Jackson, India Eisley and Callan McAuliffe star…” (full details)

“IFC Films has acquired North American rights to Scott Coffey’s ‘Adult World’, which made its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in April. Emma Roberts plays an aspiring poet who, to make ends meet, begrudgingly accepts a job at a local sex shop…” (full details)

“Wrekin Hill Entertainment has picked up U.S. rights to Bille August’s thriller ‘Night Train to Lisbon’ starring Jeremy Irons as a Swiss professor who decides to seek out a new life in Portugal…” (full details)

“Baz Luhrmann says he’d love to team up with Leonardo DiCaprio again for an adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’…” (full details)