News Shorts: November 7th 2012

The first photos from Ken Watanabe in the remake of Unforgiven, a partly Alexa Vega in Machete Kills, an even more naked David Arquette in Orion, Dakota Fanning and Emile Hirsch in The Motel Life, and the first still from Ben Wheatley’s A Field in England.

First photo from the set of Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in Saving Mr. Banks, Matt Damon filming The Zero Theorem, and photos from a sequence being filmed involving Daniel Radcliffe being arrested in Horns.

Posters for Jurassic Park 3D, In Their Skin, Any Day Now, World War Z, Zero Dark Thirty, KIlling Them Softly, and character posters for Rise of the Guardians

An infographic has been cooked up to explain HFR 3D – high frame rate 3D – for the upcoming select screenings of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”.

“Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures announced that Zack Snyder’s ‘Man of Steel’ will undergo conversion for 3D screenings in select theaters next year. The film will also be available in 2D and IMAX…” (full details)

“Sources at Hasbro have flatly denied this week’s rumors that Disney was looking into purchasing the game and toy brand…” (full details)

“‘Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2’, the follow-up to this year’s direct-to-disc title, has set a January 29th 2013 release date…” (full details)

“Bryan Shukoff and Kevin Chesley (“The Hard Times of RJ Berger”) have signed on to pen the remake of classic 1987 comedy ‘Summer School’ at Paramount Pictures and Happy Madison…” (full details)

“The Weinstein Company is set to give David O. Russell’s ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ will premiere five days early in ten markets on November 16th – New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Boston, Washington DC, Miami, San Diego and Austin…” (full details)

“Will Paul Thomas Anderson ever make a full blown comedy? ‘Soon hopefully. I have to write it. It sounds daunting. I’d like to make a film like ‘Airplane’. That never gets old. Or ‘Ted’.’…” (full details)