News Shorts: September 18th 2008

Posters for Twilight, Frost/Nixon, Revolutionary Road, Repo! The Genetic Opera, Whore, Splinter and Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild.

– A script review for the “Green Lantern” movie and the David Boreanaz casting rumors are false.

“Nu Image is apparently offering the long-awaited new “Conan the Barbarian” movie to Brett Ratner…” (full details)

“Neil Burger (“The Illusionist,” “The Lucky Ones”) has confirmed he’s shooting Universal thriller “Dark Fields” with Shia LaBeouf in New York City sometime this winter. Based on the 2002 novel by Alan Glynn which Leslie Dixon (“The Birds”) has adapted, the story deals with society fall out of a pill that makes you smarter – but has side effects and consequences…” (full details)

“Patrick Wilson says he has a sequel clause in his contract for the “Watchmen” film – “It’s all been talked about. Financially, they like to do that. But all of us, [director] Zack [Snyder] included, all go, ‘How on Earth could you do a sequel or prequel?’. Certainly, artistically, I can’t fathom how it would happen”…” (full details)