News Shorts: May 20th 2013

New shots of Orlando Bloom in Zulu, Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston in Only Lovers Left Alive, Henry Cavill in Man of Steel, Natalie Portman and Christian Bale in Terence Malick’s Knight of Cups, Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain in Miss Julie, Clive Owen and Mila Kunis in Blood Ties, Brit Marling in The East, and Nicole Kidman in Grace of Monaco.

Set photos of Peter Dinklage and Jennifer Lawrence on the “X-Men: Days of the Future Past” set, and Hugh Jackman filming The Wolverine from a few months back.

Posters for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Man of Steel, Riddick, Everybody Has A Plan, Rapture-Palooza, Blood Ties, Last Passenger, Drinking Buddies, The Internship, About Time, and The Lone Ranger.

“The upcoming 3D Blu-ray release of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ will come with a limited edition phaser (non-working of course). No official date has been announced, though unofficially September 24th is already said to be marked down…” (full details)

“Vin Diesel says that Tokyo and the Middle East will be likely locations for the upcoming James Wan-directed seventh ‘Fast and Furious’ feature…” (full details)

“Asked about the seeming death of a ‘Dredd’ sequel during ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ promotion, actor Karl Urban said ‘Interestingly enough, I did have breakfast with Alex Garland this morning, it’s not off the agenda’…” (full details)

“Worldview Entertainment has optioned the script for Andrew Dominik’s Marilyn Monroe biopic ‘Blonde’. The story is based on a 700-page imagined memoir written by Joyce Carol Oates, though the previously attached Naomi Watts is no longer a part of the project…” (full details)

“Ewan McGregor says he’s keen on re-teaming with Danny Boyle for a ‘Trainspotting’ sequel – ‘Irvine Welsh’s novel, Porno, is set 10 years after Trainspotting, but I wasn’t ready to do it then, for lots of reasons. Now there’s talk of it happening in a few years’ time, and I’m totally up for it. I’d be so chuffed to be back on set with everybody and I think it would be an extraordinary experience’…” (full details)

“Filmmaker Brad Bird says he’d be up for a sequel to Pixar’s ‘The Incredibles’, saying ‘I have many, many elements that would work really well in another (Incredibles) film, and if I can get ’em to click together, I would probably wanna do that’…” (full details

“In the wake of the TV up fronts last week, millions of social media conversations were analyzed with Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, The Blacklist, Almost Human, The Crazy Ones, Sleepy Hollow, Intelligence and Believe coming out on top…” (full details)

“Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, will be the second French language feature to be released by IMAX. It will be released in IMAX cinemas across France, from October 16, with the possibility of extending to other territories…” (full details)