News Shorts: September 5th 2012

Luke Evans on the London set of Fast Six and with his co-star and ‘The Raid’ actor Joe Taslim, Hugh Jackman on the set of The Wolverine which has now begun the Japan leg of its shoot, and Chris Pine and Kevin Costner filming Jack Ryan in New York.

Posters for Silent Hill: Revelation, Fun Size, Sinister, Monsters Inc. 3D, and Code Name: Geronimo.

The New Yorker has posted an in-depth article exploring the challenge of getting “Cloud Atlas” up and onto the big screen.

“DreamWorks Pictures and Google Play announced today that they will debut the theatrical trailer for Steven Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ during a Google+ Hangout on Thursday, September 13, 2012, at 4 PM US-PT. The event will also feature a live conversation with Steven Spielberg and Joseph Gordon-Levitt…” (full details)

“Summit Entertainment will release Fisher Stevens’ action dramedy ‘Stand Up Guys’ on January 11th 2013. Al Pacino, Christopher Walken and Alan Arkin star as retired gangsters who reunite for one epic night…” (full details)

“The Neil Gaiman-penned ‘The Doctor’s Wife’ episode of ‘Doctor Who’ won this year’s Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation-Short Form. The first season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” took home the Best Dramatic Presentation-Long Form prize…” (full details)

“‘The Grey’ and ‘The A-Team’ director Joe Carnahan says his script for Paramount and MGM’s remake of Charles Bronson’s 1974 classic ‘Death Wish’ is about done. Carnahan said this week – ”Death Wish’ is less than a day from completion and motherF*CKER am I proud of this script. Like nothing I thought it was going to be’…” (full details)

“Annapurna Pictures have purchased the U.S distribution rights to Harmony Korine’s ‘Spring Breakers’ about four young girls gone wild on spring break. James Franco, Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson, Rachel Korine and Heather Morris star…” (full details)

“After a hiatus of two weeks following the death of his brother, Ridley Scott has returned to London to continue work shooting his latest feature “The Counselor” for Fox. Michael Fassbender was spotted back on set yesterday and shooting will continue there for a few weeks before moving to Alicante, Spain…” (full details)

“Tribeca Film has acquired Edward Burns’ ‘The Fitzgerald Family Christmas’, ahead of its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Tribeca is already planning a late November release…” (THR )

“Marvel’s upcoming ‘The Avengers: Phase One’ 10 disc-set is no longer available for pre-order and is being delayed. Turns out the set is housed in a luggage case which Marvel did not obtain any license or authorization to create replicas…” (full details)

“Giant screen exhibitor IMAX on Tuesday said Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ has crossed the $100 million global box office mark in IMAX theatres. The only other title to have crossed that barrier is ‘Avatar 3D’….” (full details)

Kees van Dijkhuizen jr, the video editor responsible for many of those great end of year film retrospectives that become viral sensations, has assembled a 13-minute video tribute to all eight films in the “Harry Potter” saga.