News Shorts: May 28th 2013

Photos of two of the monsters in Pacific Rim, a shirtless Liam Hemsworth in Paranoia, the cast of The Grandmaster, Reese Witherspoon in Devil’s Knot, the cast of This Is The End, and heaps of new photos from The Wolverine.

Posters for Kick-Ass 2, Hercules 3D, The Conjuring, Mystery Road, The World’s End, Maniac, The Lone Ranger, Pacific Rim, Zulu, Girl Most Likely, Getaway, Blue Jasmine, Aint Them Bodies Saints, character art for Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, a motion poster for Carrie, and character posters for Turbo.

“The first trailer for the ‘Insidious’ sequel is slated to premiere online on Tuesday June 4th…” (full details)

“Joe Cornish is said to be one of several contenders to take the helm of a third ‘Star Trek’ film…” (full details)

“K Rocco Shields has been hired to direct ‘Rites of Passage’ for Iconic Productions. The rom-com follows a college student who breaks into her childhood home and starts a relationship with the A-list star who resides there… (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has scored the U.S distribution rights to Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 3D live action and animated feature ‘The Young and Prodigious Spivet,’ and Todd Haynes’ upcoming lesbian romance drama ‘Carol’…” (full details)

“Randall Miller and Jody Savin have acquired film rights to musician Gregg Allman’s autobiography ‘My Cross to Bear’. They will produce and co-write the screenplay with Miller directing…” (full details)

“MGM has acquired screen rights to Ben Karlin’s comedy anthology ‘Things I’ve Learned From Women Who’ve Dumped Me’. Kyle Pennekamp and Scott Turpel penned the script which deals with how guys deal with being dumped…” (Deadline]

“Robert Redford is set to direct one of the films in Wim Wenders’ 3D/2D ‘Cathedrals Of Culture’ series. The episode will be one of six in the series and will will be dedicated to the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California…” (full details)

“Maipo Films is developing a big budget biopic of Norwegian figure skater turned Hollywood film star Sonja Henie…” (full details)

“Sundance Selects had acquired US rights to Kore-eda Hirokazu’s Cannes jury prize winner ‘Like Father, Like Son’. The story follows two families who are informed that their six-year-old sons were switched at birth…” (full details)