News Shorts: September 29th 2010

The first photos of Daniel Radcliffe in Victorian-era garb on the set of gothic thriller The Woman in Black, and the first stills of Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway in Lone Scherfig’s “One Day” at USA Today and The Guardian.

With filming underway on “Captain America”, photos have emerged of a submarine to be used by the titular hero in the film. There’s also a video of Chris Evans filming an action scene.

Poster for Another Year, The Next Three Days, Stone, Carlos, Unstoppable and Red

“Clint Eastwood’s “Hereafter” has changed its release plans. While it will still open wide on October 22nd, it will now also open in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto on October 15th…” (full details)

“Chris Noth says the “Sex and the City” film franchise is dead and blames the critical slams of the sequel – “It’s over. The franchise is dead. The press killed it. It’s like all the critics got together and said, ‘This franchise must die.’ They all had the exact same review. It’s like they didn’t see the movie”…” (full details)

“Arthur Max, a frequent production designer for Ridley Scott, says he’s currently at Pinewood Studios in the UK doing the art and design work for Scott’s “Alien” prequels…” (full details)

“Asked if she would do a sequel to “Leon: The Professional”, Natalie Portman says she’s only interested if Luc Besson directs. “I told him if he would do it himself, I would do it in two seconds. But he won’t, so…”…” (full details)

“You thought Jessica Alba was nude in “Machete”? Turns out the already infamous shower scene used a lot of CG to digitally remove a bra and panties the actress was wearing during the sequence…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and the Disney Pictures are in talks with cable operators to offer a premium VOD service – films for as much as $30 soon after their theatrical run and before their DVD release…” (full details)

“IFC Films has picked up North American rights to “The Human Centipede Part 2 (Full Sequence)” for a 2011 release via its genre label, IFC Midnight…” (full details)

“Hannover House has acquired North American rights to Justin Lerner’s Toronto-premiered indie drama “Girlfriend”. Amanda Plummer, Jackson Rathbon, Shannon Woodward and Evan Sneider star…” (full details)