News Shorts: May 14th 2012

New photos from Drift, Dredd, Under the Skin, Spring Breakers, Maniac, Prometheus, Total Recall, Silent Night, Piranha 3DD, and the set of Blood Ties.

Posters for The Possession, Snow White and the Huntsman, G.I. Joe Retaliation, Prometheus, Mission: Blacklist, The Expendables 2, Argo, A Common Man, People Like Us, Ruby Sparks, Madea’s Witness Protection, Killer Joe, and character posters for The Amazing Spider-Man.

A quite cool infographic listing all the Bond girls from “Dr. No” to “Skyfall”.

“After sitting four years on a shelf aside from a brief China-only theatrical release, The Weinstein Company will release Mikael Hafstrom’s WW2 romancer ‘Shanghai’ straight to Blu-ray in the UK on July 23rd. John Cusack, Chow Yun-Fat, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Franka Potente, Ken Watanabe and Gong Li star…” (full details)

“Crystal Dynamics have announced that the new ‘Tomb Raider’ is being pushed back from fall 2012 to a Q1 2013 release. The additional development time ‘will allow us to put the finishing touches into the game and polish it to a level that you deserve’…” (full details)

“A writing assignment is out for a ‘Contagion’ sequel with the original film’s producer Scott Burns to hear pitches. The first film’s director Steven Soderbergh is not expected to return…” (full details)

“A specially made 67-second teaser for the ‘Anchorman’ sequel is set to air in front of copies of ‘The Dictator’ this week…” (full details)

“Johnny Depp confirms that the upcoming Dr. Seuss biopic will have live-action and animated characters interacting…” (full details)

“Wrekin Hill plans a fall 2012 day-and-date release in theaters and on VOD for Amber Alert, a found-footage thriller directed by Kerry Bellessa…” (full details)