News Shorts: October 2nd 2008

The posters for Let the Right One In, Bolt, Dying Breed, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Passengers, The Pink Panther 2.

“Jim Sheridan’s remake of 2004’s Danish film ‘Brothers’ is being delayed from December 4th this year to a late Summer-Fall 2009 release by MGM. A premiere at next May’s Cannes Film Festival is also in the cards for the drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Tobey Maguire and Natalie Portman…” (full details)

“”Fringe” has scored a full-season order from Fox. The show has so far ranked at Number One among all new shows in the adults 18-49 demographic. Despite mixed reviews and a moderate launch, the series has actually gained viewers in its subsequent episodes and is averaging a healthy 10.7 million viewers overall…” (full details)

“”‘Fight Club’ author Chuck Palahniuk is running a competition in that if you get the most people to see the film adaptation of his novel “Choke” then he will name a character after you in his next book…” (full details)

“Shia LaBeouf was injured by a prop on the set of “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” He apparently received a cut above his right eyebrow that required stitched, but he returned to work shortly thereafter…” (full details)

“The Steven Speilberg-produced, Diablo Cody-scripted Showtime series “United States of Tara” will premiere at 10pm on January 18th 2009 after the final season premiere of “The L Word”. Toni Collette plays a mother with multiple personality disorder…” (full details)

“WALL-E” producer Jim Morris confirms that Toy Story and Toy Story’s 2 3D re-release are not being changed – “Not a thing. We’re not changing a thing in the movies. We’re not changing the timing, story, pacing, the shots, anything… There’s no new shots. There’s no new nothing. It’s exactly the same movie you saw before…” (full details)