News Shorts: September 1st 2012

Photos of Daniel Craig in Skyfall,

Jamie Foxx in Django Unchained, Denzel Washington in Flight, Robert Pattinson in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, Ethan Hawke in Sinister, Edgar Ramirez in the Simon Bolivar biopic Libertador, Liam Neeson in Taken 2, and a first look at the CG animated The Croods.

There’s also shots of Zac Efron and Dennis Quaid in At Any Price, Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer in Love and Honor, Brad Pitt and Ben Mendelsohn in Killing Them Softly, Sam Rockwell and Steve Carell in The Way Way Back, Keira Knightley and Aaron Johnson in Anna Karenina, Kristen Wiig and Darren Criss in Imogene, and Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor in The Impossible

Set photos of a very skinny Matthew McConaughey in Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, Logan Lerman shooting Aronofsky’s Noah, Ashton Kutcher in India shooting Jobs, and the Bourne wood set of Thor: The Dark World.

Posters for The Impossible, Texas Chainsaw 3D, Killing Them Softly, Code Name Geronimo, Taken 2, Anna Karenina, Deadfall, and The Oranges.

“The Dustin Hoffman-directed ‘Quartet’ is now set for December 28th, CBS has set the comedy ‘The To-Do List’ for February 14th 2013, and the ‘Jack Ryan’ reboot has been scheduled for Christmas Day 2013…” (full details)

“Guy Pearce says his role in the upcoming third ‘Iron Man’ film is essentially ‘cameo stuff’ and comparable in size to his role in Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’…” (full details)

“Shia LaBeouf says he sent video tapes of he and his girlfriend having sex to filmmaker Lars von Trier to score his role in von Trier’s upcoming ‘Nymphomaniac’ movie…” (full details)

“Ethan Hawke has confirmed rumours that a third film in the ‘Before Sunrise’ series is currently in development but is NOT shooting in Greece. Things are still too early however – ‘It’s super good,We’re just here workshopping it and developing it, trying to create a great script’…” (full details)

“‘The Artist’ writer/director Michel Hazanavicius is said to be circling Paramount’s “Will” which was seemingly defunct at the studio. Hazanavicius’ next assignment follows an NGO worker in Chechnya…” (full details)

“Drafthouse Films has acquired North American rights to Ron Morales’ Filipino crime thriller “Graceland” with plans for a limited theatrical and VOD release next year…” (full details)

“Phase 4 Films has acquired all North American rights to director Megan Griffiths’ sex-slave drama ‘Eden’ and plans a theatrical release early next year…” (full details)

“Bluegrass Films has optioned the film rights to the graphic novel ‘The Order’ at Arcana/Benderspink and hired Brian Nathanson (‘The Many Deaths Of Barnaby James’) to write the script. The story follows a group of young men collared by the Vatican to join an elite team that travels the globe battling mysterious evil forces…” (full details)

“Myriad Pictures has acquired Stephen Belber’s script ‘Love And Weapons’. The script is a love story set against the backdrop of travelling UN weapons inspectors with a search underway for a director….” (full details)

“Catherine O’Hara and Bryan Cranston are set to guest star on NBC’s ’30 Rock’. O’Hara will play the mother of NBC page Kenneth, while Cranston will assume the role of his mom’s ‘friend’…” (full details)

“Of the new drama shows premiering this fall, ‘Revolution’, ‘Nashville’ and ‘666 Park Avenue’ are proving the most talked about in the social media sphere…” (full details)

“With its stars heading into their own spinoffs, MTV’s blockbuster reality series ‘Jersey Shore’ will be coming to an end after the upcoming sixth season which premieres October 4th…” (full details)

“Sitcom ‘Anger Management’ has officially been given its 90-episode back order by cabler FX. The show’s first ten episodes has averaged 4.5 million viewers overall…” (full details)

“Magnet Releasing has acquired North American rights to the comedy ‘Nature Calls’ starring Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville. It plans to release the film this fall through V.O.D. services on October 4th followed by a theatrical release on November 9th…” (full details)