News Shorts: October 13th 2011

Photos from Immortals, American Reunion and The Rum Diary.

Posters for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace 3D, This Means War, Haywire, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Arthur Christmas.

Tatum, McConaughey, Bomer and Pettyfer set sail on the U.S.S. Beefcake – “Magic Mike” shirtless set photos galore at PopSugar.

“The fourth “Mad Max” film, “Fury Road”, will be shot in Namibia early next year. The production is currently shifting equipment ahead of the planned March 2012 shoot…” (full details)

“One must subscribe podcast for film geeks, lovers of Los Angeles, Galactica fans, Spielberg fans and Twi-hards is Smodcast’s new ‘Team Jack’ with two good friends of mine – Jack Morrissey and Greg Yolen. Their esoteric and fun first broadcast is now up with more on the way – listen out for a shout-out to yours truly about an hour in…” (full details)

“Simon Curtis’ “My Week with Marilyn” has been pushed back by three weeks to November 23rd. Encouraged by positive reviews, The Weinstein Company has delayed the release so the film can better build momentum into awards season…” (full details)

“The first trailer for the 3D re-release of “Star Wars: Episode One – The Phantom Menace” will be screened in front of copies of “The Three Musketeers 3D” next weekend in cinemas…” (full details)

“Ryan Gosling’s scorpion jacket in “Drive” was a custom job you won’t find in stores. Now, vintage specialists Steady Clothing are selling an officially licensed replica for $160. First run is already sold out, the second ships mid-December…” (full details)

“Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network) revealed that he was good friends with the recently departed Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. During one of their last conversations, Jobs offered him the chance to write a Pixar movie…” (full details)

“”The Rock” scribes Douglas Cook and David Weisberg have sold an untitled action-comedy pitch to Summit Entertainment. The story tracks two repo men who repossess airplanes. Lorenzo di Bonaventura will produce…” (full details)

“Millennium Entertainment has snagged the rights to Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s horror film “Intruders” starring Clive Owen. An April 2012 theatrical release is planned…” (full details)