News Shorts: November 4th 2010

The first photos from Tom Hanks’ Larry Crowne, Duncan Jones’ Source Code, Pascal Laugier’s The Tall Man, and The Help.

New concept art from Dorothy of Oz.

Promo posters for Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, The Beaver, The Iceman, Man on a Ledge, Red Lights, and a rather terrible poster for The King’s Speech.

Set photos of Jessica Alba shooting Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World, Ben Affleck filming the untitled next project from Terrence Malick, and Tom Cruise filming a death-defying stunt down the facade of the Burj Khalifa for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.

AMC will screen an exclusive 25th Anniversary encore presentation of “Back to The Future” on Saturday, November 6th at 12:30 p.m. in 75 select theatres. The full list of where it will play can be found here.

“New Films International has acquired worldwide rights to Christopher B. Landon’s dark comedy “Burning Palms”. Zoe Saldana, Dylan McDermott, Nick Stahl and Rosamund Pike. The ensemble interlaces five stories set in different Los Angeles neighborhood where “no taboo is left unexplored”. An early 2011 release is planned…” (full details)

“FilmDistrict has picked up distribution rights to Nicolas Winding Refn’s thriller “Drive” starring Ryan Gosling. A late Summer/early Fall 2011 release is planned…” (full details)

“John Hamburg (“I Love You, Man”) has setup a new comedy series at Fox. The untitled script centers on an estranged father and son who are both recently divorced becoming roommates and explore the dating world together…” (full details)

“James Cameron says it’ll be 8-10 years before glass-less 3D TV hits major penetration into households…” (full details)

Paramount Pictures has moved up the release date of the Coen Brothers’ “True Grit” up by three days from Saturday December 25th to a Wednesday December 22nd. This puts it in direct competition with “Gulliver’s Travels” and “Little Fockers”.

“Asked if he had signed for “The Hobbit”, Ian McKellen says “I would say – at the moment – no, I am not under contract”…” (full details)