News Shorts: October 1st 2012

New stills from Lone Ranger, Movie 43, Skyfall, The Two Faces of January, and set photos from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and The Hangover Part III.

Posters for The Croods, Zero Dark Thirty, The Collection, The Sessions, The Details, Parker, three Mondo posters for Killing Them Softly, a character scroll for Frankenweenie.

Photos of the limited edition ‘Broken Cowl’ gift set for the DVD/Blu-ray of “The Dark Knight Rises”.

What would “Indiana Jones” look like if it were an animated series? Have a look for yourself at Geek Tyrant.

“‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ has been ruled ineligible for the Screen Actors Guild Awards because it was not made under the terms of SAG Low Budget Feature Agreement. How this will affect the indie film’s Oscar chances remains to be seen…” (full details)

“Lifetime has set a 9pm on November 25th broadcast time for its much publicised telemovie ‘Liz & Dick’ starring Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor and Grant Bowler as Richard Burton…” (full details)

“FilmDistrict has rescheduled Niels Arden Oplev’s ‘Dead Man Down’ to March 8th 2013, a month earlier than planned. Doug Liman’s sci-fi epic ‘All You Need is Kill’ starring Tom Cruise has been scheduled for a March 14th 2014 release…” (full details)

“Despite the reports that Universal had booted him off the project due to a budgeting overflow, filmmaker Carl Rinsch is reportedly still very much on the troubled “47 Ronin” project and has been in the editing room all last week working with the studio…” (full details)

“During a screening of their new film ‘Cloud Atlas’ at Fantastic Fest, Andy and Lana Wachowski said calling them ‘the Wachowski siblings’ just doesn’t sound right. Instead, they want fans to call them ‘The Wachowski Starship’…” (full details)

“Lakeshore Entertainment is set to produce and finance the remake of the Bette Davis-Joan Crawford classic ‘Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?’…” (full details)

“‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ is to be shot in Cleveland next year, it has been announced. The Greater Cleveland Film Commission confirmed that Marvel Studios will return to the city where The Avengers was filmed to capture segments of the upcoming sequel…” (full details)

“Black Bear Pictures has come aboard to finance the film based on Graham Moore’s heralded screenplay ‘The Imitation Game’ about English mathematician Alan Turing,…” (full details)

“Entertainment One has acquired the North American rights to Brian De Palma’s ‘Passion’ from SBS Productions. The Rachel McAdams and Noomi Rapace-starrer portrays a deadly power struggle between two women in the dog-eat-dog world of international business…” (full details)

“Patrick Melton and Marcus Dunstan, have been hired by Legendary Pictures to rewrite the supernatural thriller ‘Waterproof’. The story follows a teen boy who accidentally unleashes monsters on his small town…” (full details)

“Adam ‘Tex’ Davis has been hired to pen the comedy feature “Seamus McSeamus” for Armory/Benderspinkweiner. The story follows a group of self-serving friends who thought they had the perfect ‘alibi guy’ in the titular outcast…” (full details)

“Filmmaker George Sluizer has revealed that he expects the legal issues surrounding River Phoenix’s unfinished last film ‘Dark Blood’ to be resolved within the next ‘four weeks’…” (full details)