News Shorts: November 2nd 2010

New photos from Trespass and the first photos from Soul Surfer, Something Borrowed and The Help.

Four character posters from The Warrior’s Way, several international character posters for Tron Legacy, and one-sheets for Red State and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

“AMC’s original series “The Walking Dead” pulled in over 5.3 total million viewers for its 10pm series premiere, making it the largest audience for any original series on the network. Its 3.6 million viewers key demo rating was the highest for any cable series premiere for 2010…” (full details)

“Sam Elliott says no-one has been in touch with him about the role of J. Jonah Jameson in the upcoming “Spider-Man” reboot. Elliott was rumoured to be a candidate last week……” (full details)

“Jamie Chung has signed on for a role in the upcoming “The Hangover Part II”. Chung will play the new fiancee of Ed Helms’ character…” (full details)

“First rumoured last month, Tarsem Singh is now officially locked to direct “Snow White” for Relativity Media based on the Brothers Grimm story…” (full details)

“Former CAA agent David Styne has sold his comedy script “Carnival”…” (full details)

“Comedian Jerry Lewis has joined the cast of Daniel Noah’s upcoming dramedy “Max Rose” about a widower who revisits key moments in his life. The project marks Lewis’ first time in a film acting role in fifteen years…” (full details)

“”Six Feet Under” and “True Blood” creator Alan Ball on board to direct an untitled dark comedy for Paramount Pictures. Elan Mastai (“The F-Word”) is penning the script and will produce alongside Ball who originated the script idea…” (full details)

“Summit Entertainment has picked up rights to Katherine Heigl’s turn-of-the-20th-century romantic drama “Adaline” about a strangely ageless young woman who falls in love after years of isolation…” (full details)

“Post-“Fair Game”, director Doug Liman says his next project will either be “All You Need Is Kill” or his untitled moon-set project that previously had Jake Gyllenhaal attached. Both are being budgeted at present…” (full details)

“Asked if he was behind Mel Gibson getting ousted from “The Hangover 2”, comedian Zach Galifianakis says “I do not consult on the movies that I’m in. I just show up and I say my lines, usually terribly, and I do consult on dialogue. But as far as hiring and firing of actors, I have no insight into that world whatsoever. Now If you have any questions about Debbie Gibson, I can answer that”…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures has scored U.S. distribution rights to “The Ides of March”, George Clooney’s adaptation of the Broadway play “Farragut North”. A platform release will kick off next December before a wide release in January 2012…” (full details)

“FilmDistrict has acquired marketing and distribution rights for Bethany Hamilton biopic “Soul Surfer”. The film will score a release on April 15th next year…” (full details)