News Shorts: October 5th 2010

First photos from the prequel to The Thing, new photos from Thor, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon on the set of This Means War.

“Hugh Jackman says that filming on the “Wolverine” sequel is set to kick off around March or April…” (full details)

“Bruce Willis says the fifth “Die Hard” is “probably going to happen in 2011. We have a script. They’re making a couple changes right now”…” (full details)

“”The Hobbit” will now apparently be shot in 3D and has set a December 19th 2012 release date…” (full details)

“Syfy’s “Warehouse 13″ has been officially renewed for a third season. The recently completed second season averaged 3.4 million viewers…” (full details)

“Dana Carvey and Regis Philbin are both set to cameo in the upcoming Adam Sandler comedy “Jack and Jill”. Their roles have them involved in an antacid commercial in which Carvey plays a crazed puppeteer…” (full details)

“Lucas Cruikshank, the creator of Youtube sensation Fred Figglehorn, auditioned for a role in the upcoming Marvel Comics adaptation “Runaways”…” (full details)

“Before the “Transformers” sequel came out, Shia LaBeouf was praising it to the high hills. After it was released, he backtracked and said it wasn’t very good. With the third one still in production, he’s saying “it’s the best movie we’ve made of the three by far”. He’s also adamant that this will be his last one with the franchise…” (full details)

“IFC Films has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to Michael Winterbottom’s British road comedy “The Trip” starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as themselves…” (full details)

“James Duval, Nora Kirkpatrick, Lou Taylor Pucci and Stella Maeve have joined the Alexander Tavitian-directed indie rock drama “All Together Now”. The story follows a group of twentysomethings during the course of a night as they attend a noise-rock concert in the middle of the woods…” (full details)

“Indomina Releasing has acquired all North American rights to Ben C. Lucas’s Toronto-premiered “Wasted on the Young”. Oliver Ackland, Adelaide Clemens and Alex Russell star…” (full details)

“”Die Hard” director John McTiernan has been sentenced to one year in prison for false statements to the FBI during investigations into celebrity private detective Anthony Pellicano. McTiernan hired Pellicano in 2002 to spy on a film producer after they both worked on the movie “Rollerball”…” (full details)

“Australian professional heavyweight boxer Mark “The Dominator” De Mori has challenged actor Russell Crowe to a boxing match…” (full details)