News Shorts: September 19th 2008

-New photos from The Spirit, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Transporter 3, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Coraline, Seven Pounds, W. and Josh Duhamel on the set of the Transformers sequel.

“”Unfortunately it doesn’t seem to be happening. But I’m desperate for a role” says Dominic Cooper when asked about the possibility of a “Mamma Mia!” sequel…” (full details)

“Oscar winning “Juno” screen writer Diablo Cody has hit back at the backlash that has been brewing over the successful indie film on her Myspace blog…” (full details)

“Anna Faris is no longer doing the biopic about ‘Deep Throat’ star Linda Lovelace, saying that she’s sticking to comedies for the time being and the role would be a bit too heavy at this stage of her career…” (full details)

“Three big name directors, including his ‘dream director’, is keen on Mark Millar’s upcoming War Heroes film. The script went out to studios the other day and has already drummed up much interest…” (full details)

“MGM is currently out to writers for a new “Amityville Horror” film. The direct-to-disc release will focus around multimedia and the internet…” (full details)

“Direct-to-DVD sequels to the likes of ‘Grease,’ ‘The Naked Gun,’ ‘Bad News Bears,’ ‘Road Trip’ and ‘Mean Girls’ are in the works and storylines for the low-budget crap are already set…” (full details)