News Shorts: October 25th 2010 *Updated*

First photo from The Lorax, stills from True Grit and Burke and Hare, and photos of the action figure versions of the Frost Giant from Thor.

Posters for Little Fockers, Tron Legacy,Coriolanus, Restless, Made in Dagenham, For Colored Girls, The Warrior’s Way, The Next Three Days.

Fox Searchlight Pictures has launched the new site IJustWanttobePerfect.com for Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan”. The site features a look into the disturbing mind of Nina Sayers (Natalie Portman).

“Kasabian musician Sergio Pizzorno has done the original score for “The Departed” scribe William Monahan’s directorial debut “London Boulevard”. The Keira Knightley and Colin Farrell-led drama/thriller opens in the UK November 26th and in the US sometime in February…” (full details)

“Indie psychological drama “Frankie & Alice”, starring Halle Berry as a woman with multiple personality disorder, will score an awards season qualifying run starting December 17th in New York and Los Angeles before its regular theatrical limited release on February 4th…” (full details)

“Jennifer Lawrence says her Mystique make-up for “X-Men: First Class” takes six hours to apply and will only account for around 10% of her on screen time as the character. Her appearance in the costume won’t happen until close to the film’s release…” (full details)

“Tea Leoni has joined the quickly growing cast list of Brett Ratner’s ensemble comedy “Tower Heist”. Filming kicks off in New York next monh…” (full details)

“James Cameron says he has no involvement whatsoever with the upcoming TV series based on his 1994 feature “True Lies”…” (full details)

“Jason Biggs, Seymour Cassel and Rhys Coiro have joined the cast of the indie comedy “BFF and Baby.” Kate Bosworth and Krysten Ritter star as two best friends who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after one of the girls has a baby. Shooting begins this week…” (full details)

“British actor David Morrissey has scored the film rights to “Head On”, the autobiography of post-punk band The Teardrop Explodes frontman Julian Cope. The book charts Cope’s rise to stardom, the band’s collapse amid debauchery and a surfeit of psychedelic drugs. Cope is also a practising druid…” (full details)”

“Terrence Malick’s long-awaited “Tree of Life” has finally set a release date – Memorial Day weekend next year, May 27th to be precise. A major Cannes Film Festival premiere seems certain…” (full details)

“Though Disney PIctures has picked up the distribution rights to “The Avengers” from Paramount PIctures, the studio intends to keep the May 4th 2012 release date…” (full details)

“Pixar’s “The Incredibles” looks to finally be getting a Blu-ray release in Spring next year. This leaves “Finding Nemo”, the company’s second most successful film at the box-office and the best-selling DVD of all time, as the only feature the company has yet to release on Blu-ray…” (full details)

“Disney Pictures is apparently considering cutting out all of Keith Richards’ scenes in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” due to the musician’s new book which advocates high-quality drugs in moderation…” (full details)

“Kathryn Hahn has joined the cast of Universal Pictures’ comedy “Wanderlust”. Watkins will play a member of a commune that Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston visit after moving from New York…” (full details)

“Pierre Morel (“Taken”) has emerged as the leading candidate to direct the adaptation of popular Hasbro game “Ouija” at Universal Pictures…” (full details)

“Jeremy Davies (“Lost”) has joined FX’s neo-Western series “Justified” in a heavily recurring role as a nemesis to Timothy Olyphant’s U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens during the upcoming second season…” (full details)