News Shorts: September 19th 2011

Stills of Luke Evans getting wet in No One Lives, Alice Eve in period garb in The Raven and Sienna Miller as a belly dancer in Just Like a Woman.

Posters for Ice Age: Continental Drift, The Sitter, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Son of No One, We Need to Talk About Kevin, and a motion poster for The Darkest Hour.

“New DVD & Blu-ray releases – “Attack the Block” on October 25th, “Crazy Stupid Love” and “Bunraku” on November 1st, “Atlas Shrugged” and “The Change-Up” on November 8th, “Beginners” and “Larry Crowne” on November 15th, “Super 8” on November 22nd, “30 Minutes or Less” and “Cave of Forgotten Dreams” on November 29th, “Detective Dee & Mystery of the Phantom Flame” on December 13th, and “Blackthorn” on December 20th…” (full details)

“There is reportedly now optimism that Disney’s costly “The Lone Ranger” film production might actually get made…” (full details)

“The Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Garner-led comedy “Butter” will get a one week awards qualifying run in October ahead of a wide release early next year…” (full details)

“Nicolas Winding Refn says his project “Dying of the Light” fell apart essentially because Harrison Ford didn’t want his character to die onscreen…” (full details)

“The CW’s “The Secret Circle” debuted to an impressive 3 million viewers for the network, a few thousand viewers higher than the third season premiere of “The Vampire Diaries” in the hour before…” (full details)

“Paramount has pushed back the much delayed Eddie Murphy comedy “A Thousand Words” to March 23rd to capitalise on his Oscars hosting performance a few weeks before. They’ve also moved up the Italy-set horror thriller pseudo doco “The Devil Inside” to January 6th…” (full details)

“Producer Johnny Jewel will compose the score to Nicolas Winding Refn’s upcoming remake of “Logan’s Run”. Jewel produces the bands Desire and Chromatics who both contributed songs for the soundtrack to Refn’s “Drive”…” (full details)

“Universal has retitled the Drew Barrymore rom-com “Everybody Loves Whales” to the more generic “Big Miracle”…” (full details)

“Chris Rock, Matt Dillon, Johnny Knoxville, Seann William Scott, Robert Downey jr, Andy Serkis were all reportedly considered for the lead role in “Crank” before Jason Statham was cast…” (full details)

“The Brad Pitt-led “World War Z” has once again changed filming locations, it’s now shooting in the London borough of Southwark over the next few weeks with filming to take place on the Heygate Estate. The project has already shot in Hungary, Malta and Glasgow…” (full details)

“IMAX and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced that “Underworld Awakening” will be released to IMAX digital theatres simultaneously with the film’s worldwide release January 20th 2012…” (full details)

“Steve Carell has been forced to drop out of a cameo in the Mc Chow’s Restaurant scene in the upcoming “The Muppets” movie due to scheduling conflicts…” (full details)