News Shorts: May 29th 2009

Posters for GI Joe: Rise of Cobra, The Final Destination, The Hangover, Ponyo.

The first trailer for “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” will debut on MySpace Trailerpark this Sunday, May 31st at 7:45pm PT/10:45 ET.

A Twitter rumor has “Prison Break” star Wentworth Miller playing the lead role in the “Bioshock” film. Funnily enough such a casting choice was an April Fool story I ran last month.

James Clyne, one of the concept artists on the recent film release of “Star Trek”, has put up some sketches of his work for the film on his official site.

“Hung”, HBO’s new series starring Thomas Jane as a divorced dad with a huge penis who decides to get into porn, kicks off its ten-episode first season run on June 28th at 10pm ET/PT.

“The “Sex and the City” sequel is scheduled to begin a two-month shoot in New York City on August 19th, with two weeks filming in London…” (full details)

“Ana de la Reguera (“Nacho Libre”) has joined the cast of Kevin Smith’s A Couple of Dicks as the third major lead. Reguera plays a Mexican beauty named Gabriela, who is rescued by two veteran LAPD detectives (Bruce Willis & Tracy Morgan) and might hold the key to millions in laundered drug money…” (full details)

“The IT Crowd” star Chris O’Dowd talks to Suicide Girls a little about his Gulliver’s Travels role.

“Just published French advertising flyers tucked inside the latest James Bond Blu-ray box sets in France have included mention and cover art for a Blu-ray release of the ‘Alien Quadrilogy’ around year’s end…” (full details)

“We’re about halfway through. Most of my stuff is still left. I’ve done a couple of scenes” says Dolph Lundgren this week about his work on “The Expendables”…” (full details)

“Breck Eisner has dropped out of directing Universal’s ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’ remake. As of right now the re-imagining is being penned and produced by Gary Ross, whose father wrote the original…” (full details)