News Shorts: November 5th 2012

A clearer photo of Ben Kingsley’s The Mandarin in Iron Man 3, Don Johnson and Walton Goggins in Django Unchained, Gugu Mbatha-Raw in Belle, Val Kilmer on the set of Terrence Malick’s Next, and Hugh Jackman taking on some ninjas in The Wolverine.

Posters for The Company You Keep, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lay the Favorite, a motion poster for Texas Chainsaw 3D, and early artwork for The Woman in Black: Angel of Death and Neuromancer.

Recent release date changes – Vince Vaughn comedy “The Delivery Man” opens April 4th 2013, the Ethan Hawke thriller “Getaway” hits August 30th 2013, the untitled sequel to “The Best Man” hits November 15th 2013, the untitled Madea Christmas film will open December 13th 2013, “Ride Along” opens January 17th 2014, and Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club will open May 9th 2014

“‘The Muppets’ director James Bobin was reportedly spotted outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in London this past week potentially scouting and planning for a sequence in front of the iconic buiding for the upcoming sequel. Shooting on the follow-up is said to be commencing in January…” (full details)

“Guillermo Del Toro has denied reports linking him to a ‘Justice League’ movie, but he would love to do the ‘Heaven Sent’ project he was rumoured to be a part of this week. From the sounds of it though he isn’t officially onboard…” (full details)

“Shooting on the four episode third season of ‘Luther’ will commence this month for airing mid-2013…” (full details)

“FOX has confirmed that the two-hour series finale of ‘Fringe’, which also happens to be the 100th episode, is set to air January 18th…” (full details)

“Rumors about via actor tweets that Edgar Wright’s ‘The World’s End’ will not just feature zombies but dancing zombies too…” (full details)

“Panorama Media and Cross Creek Pictures are understood to be closing a deal to co-finance ‘999’, John Hillcoat’s follow-up to Lawless that the Queenslander is preparing to shoot next spring in Los Angeles…” (full details)

“Financial issues at Sony Pictures have reportedly forced director Ivan Reitman to push back the production of the third instalment of the ‘Ghostbuters’ franchise until this time next year at the earliest…” (full details)

“The Disney Channel is planning “Girl Meets World”, a TV series followup to 90’s sitcom “Boy Meets World”. This follows the preteen daughter of the original show’s sweethearts Cory and Topanga. Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel are being sought to reprise their roles from the original…” (full details)

“‘Fast Five’ director Justin Lin is attached to helm the sci-fi thriller ‘Hibernation’ from a script by Geneva Robertson and Will Frank. Plot details are being kept under wraps…” (full details)

“‘Rise of the Guardians,’ ‘Gravity’ and ‘Pacific Rim’ are all set to get Dolby Atmos sound mixes. ‘Rise’ will also get remastered for a limited release in IMAX 3D…” (full details)

“‘REC’ co-director Jaume Balaguero and executive producer Alberto Marini are reteaming on the English-language horror thriller ‘Summer Camp’. Marini will helm the project with the plot being kept under wraps…” (full details)