News Shorts: October 31st 2010

New stills from Skyline, Miral, The Fighter, Morning Glory and Rabbit Hole.

The first set photos of Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried shooting I’m.mortal.

The official site for “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” has been updated with the movie’s official logo, while costume photos from Tim Burton’s defunct “Superman Lives” project in the late 90’s have leaked online and can be seen here.

Posters for The Way Back, The Green Hornet, The Tourist, Last Night, Morning Glory.

Paramount Pictures has officially scheduled J.J. Abrams’ new sci-fi thriller “Super 8” for release on June 10th 2011.

Lionsgate has set an August 19th 2011 release date for the Marcus Nispel-directed planned reboot of the “Conan” franchise starring Jason Momoa.

20th Century Fox has set a June 22nd 2012 release date for the Timur Bekmambetov-directed adaptation of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”.

“Ridley Scott has reportedly just completed meetings with actresses for the lead role in his “Alien” prequel and Swedish “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” star Noomi Rapace is his apparent favourite. Fox however will be heavily involved in the ultimate decision and may want someone with more box-office clout…” (full details)

“Filmmakers Greg and Colin Strause have already penned a 45-page outline for a sequel to “Skyline” and if the low-budget alien invasion film does even moderately well, the sequel will get the go ahead…” (full details)

“Disney Pictures has confirmed that, despite reports, Keith Richards will be returning as Captain Teague in “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”…” (full details)

“Eugene Levy has joined the cast of Michael Dowse’s upcoming R-rated hockey comedy “Goon”, joining a cast which includes Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Liev Schreiber, Alison Pill and Marc-Andre Grondin. Filming is currently underway in Winnipeg, Canada…” (full details)

“Lionsgate has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Lisa Azuelos’ coming-of-age comedy “LOL” for a 2011 release. Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Thomas Jane and Ashley Greene star…” (full details)

“Nicolas Cage will mo-cap the scenes as The Rider in the upcoming “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and the filmmakers are “creating a whole physical language” for the demon that inhabits Johnny Blaze when he becomes The Rider…” (full details)

“Kevin Smith edited his upcoming low-budget horror/comedy feature “Red State” while he shot it, which means he was able to screen the 98-minute completed film at the production’s wrap party…” (full details)

“Liev Schreiber (“Salt,” “Wolverine”) has been offered the lead role while Samuel L. Jackson is in negotiations for Brad Anderson’s upcoming serial killer thriller “Jack”…” (full details)

“”High School Musical” director Kenny Ortega says the reported film based on Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” is still “in very, very early stages of development”…” (full details)

“While there’s no plans to remake/reboot or do a sequel to family favourite “The Goonies”, Richard Donner says there is hope of doing it as a musical on Broadway…” (full details)