News Shorts: September 26th 2012

The first photo of Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth in The Railway Man, a photo of the inside of the ‘Ark’ in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, set photos of Margot Robbie and Leonardo DiCaprio shooting The Wolf of Wall Street, and a bloody James McAvoy filming Danny Boyle’s Trance

Two one-sheets for Identity Thief, a mosaic poster for Life of Pi, a teaser poster for The Smurfs 2, character posters for Argo, seven banners for Cloud Atlas, and sales art for Paul Haggis’ Third Person.

“Walt Disney Studios has confirmed that the next film from their Disneynature label will be “Bears” to hit screens Spring 2014. The project follows the brown bears who call Alaska’s stunning coastal mountains and shores their home…” (full details)

“Michael Mitnick has been set by Universal Pictures to adapt the Oliver Jeffers novel ‘The Incredible Book Eating Boy’. The story is set in the near future where books are scarce and a young boy develops a strange appetite for them…” (full details)

“Peter and Bobby Farrelly have confirmed their upcoming ‘Dumb and Dumber’ sequel will be called ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ and they’re almost finished writing the script…” (full details)

“Universal Pictures has just set its best ever record for North American box office with $1.128 billion and that’s with three months and four films to go…” (full details)

“IFC Films has acquired all North American rights to director Michael Walker’s comedy ‘Price Check’ starring Parker Posey, Eric Mabius and Edward Herrmann. IFC will release the film on VOD on October 11th and theatrically on November 16th…” (full details)

“A24 has snapped up domestic distribution rights to Sally Potter’s drama ‘Ginger & Rosa’ starring Elle Fanning. A24 plans on releasing the film for a qualifying run in 2012 for awards consideration, followed by a theatrical release in early 2013…” (full details)

“IFC Films is in negotiations to acquire domestic distribution rights for the Brian De Palma-directed thriller Passion. Noomi Rapace and Rachel McAdams star in the steamy tale that chronicles professional and romantic jealousies at a Berlin ad agency…” (full details)

“Baz Luhrmann has inked a two-year overall development deal with Sony Pictures Television, allowing him to develop broadcast and cable projects for the studio…” (full details)

“‘Piranha 3DD’ scribe Marcus Dunstan’s horror feature ‘The Collection’ will open the 12th annual Screamfest which kicks off October 12th in Los Angeles…” (full details)