News Shorts: November 11th 2012

Over one hundred stills from Anna Karenina, while Todd Phillips has been instagram-ing photos from the set of The Hangover Part III.

A second poster for Oz: The Great and Powerful, the first poster for Olympus Has Fallen, character banners for Gangster Squad and Beautiful Creatures.

Fox has released US only promo trailers – an ‘All Audience’ and a ‘Rated Intense’ version – on the official site of their upcoming serial killer thriller series “The Following”. The show goes to air January 21st.

“Originally slated to begin filming in January, Bryan Singer’s First Class sequel ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ is now set to go before the cameras in April…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures Animation is already moving forward on a sequel to ‘Hotel Transylvania’. A September 25th 2015 release date has been set for ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ which presently has no director…” (full details)

“‘No one’s positive or anything, but I think there’s a strong possibility’ said actress Kristen Stewart this week about the proposed ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ sequel…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company has acquired ‘The Host’ director Bong Joon-ho’s English language debut ‘Snow Piercer’ and is targeting a Summer 2013 release. Based on French graphic novel Le Transperceneige, the story is set in a future Ice Age with the remnants of civilization on board a train traveling the globe…” (full details)

“Magnet Releasing have acquired US rights to Farren Blackburn’s Viking epic ‘Hammer of the Gods’ which is set in Britain in 871 AD. The story follows a young warrior on a quest to find his estranged brother, who was banished from the kingdom many years before…” (full details)

“Good Universe is in negotiations to pick up Jim and Brian Kehoe’s comedy spec ‘Cherries’ with ‘American Reunion’ directors Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg attached to direct and produce. The story follows three dads who come together to stop their daughters from fulfilling their sex pact to lose their virginities on prom night…” (full details)

‘Skyfall’ has passed ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ to become the UK’s highest-grossing film of the year with $91 million in that country alone. It’s also ahead of the previously Bond record holder – “Casino Royale” which took $88.8 million in 2006…” (full details)

“The CW have announced that its ‘Sex And The City’ prequel series ‘The Carrie Diaries’ will premiere January 14th and run on Mondays at 8 PM. “90210” will be bumped back to 9pm…” (full details)

“NBC and The CW today have each given full orders to two of their underdog series – ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Chicago Fire’…” (full details)