News Shorts: September 21st 2011

Stills of Tahar Rahim, Antonio Banderas and Mark Strong in Black Gold, and purported photos of vehicles to be used in Mad Max: Fury Road.

Set photos of Halle Berry and Hugo Weaving shooting Cloud Atlas, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone filming Gangster Squad, Colin Farrell on the set of Total Recall, and Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez shooting Parker.

Posters for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Three Musketeers, Miss Bala, Everything Must Go, Red Lights, The Rum Diary, Dirty Girl, Paranormal Activity 3 and Fireflies in the Garden.

Steve Martin has penned a great letter to his “Bowfinger” co-star Eddie Murphy with tips on hosting the Oscars.

“Composer James Horner “is pretty well set” to do the score for “The Amazing Spider-Man…” (full details)

“The DVD and Blu-ray release of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two” has been announced with a November 11th release date targeted. There will also be an eight-film complete collection box…” (full details)

“Warren Beatty’s Howard Hughes biopic has moved from Paramount Pictures to New Regency. Beatty directs, produces and stars in the film about the reclusive billionaire…” (full details)

“Magnolia Pictures plans to release Ti West’s “The Innkeepers” on VOD platforms on December 30th followed by theatrical release in February 2012…” (full details)

“Martial artist Scott Adkins (“The Medallion,” “The Bourne Ultimatum”) has signed on as a henchman in the upcoming action sequel “The Expendables 2″…” (full details)

“Lionsgate has snapped up the distribution rights to horror thriller “You’re Next” and adult drama “Friends With Kids”…” (full details)

“The CW thriller “Ringer” attracted 2 million viewers to its second episode, an 800,000-viewer drop from its premiere. That’s still better than its lead-in “90210” with 1.6 million…” (full details)

“Marvel Studios will debut new, never-before-seen footage from Marvel’s “The Avengers” at New York Comic Con on Saturday, October 15th. Special surprise guests will also be on hand for the presentation which runs from 6:30pm – 7:30pm in the IGN Theater…” (full details)

“Cam Gigandet has been cast as one of the three leads in TNT’s pilot “Gateway” which follows three brothers forced to pitch in and save their Colorado hometown from a wealthy cattle magnate after their father, the sheriff, is murdered…” (full details)

“NBC is developing the single-camera comedy “Pong” which revolves around a table tennis star living in the past who tries to survive in the real world…” (full details)

“Barry Levinson’s 1982 hit “Diner” is being turned into a Broadway musical with Sheryl Crow being commissioned to write the music…” (full details)

“A rare cut of Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining”, with an additional coda that seems to make the supernatural threat more ambiguous, will be screened late October in New York…” (full details)