News Shorts: September 7th 2011

New photos of Keira Knightley & Michael Fassbender inA Dangerous Method, Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Pena in End of Watch, and Dominic West & Rebecca Hall in Awakening.

Posters for Young Adult, Tower Heist, Retreat, Big Year, Pariah, Limelight, Knuckle and Vamps.

An interesting infographic detailing just how screwed up the X-MEN movie continuity has become.

“Gillian Anderson says that she’s ready for a third “The X-Files” movie and that “there are some discussions about it”, but she has “no idea at what stage, if there might be a script or how interested Fox is in doing it. I think we’re all kind of hoping it’s something that might take place”…” (full details)

“”Greek” creator Patrick Sean Smith is developing “Wanderlust”, an hour-long drama/adventure series for Fox and Imagine TV set in the world of young international travelers…” (full details)

“Karl Urban has confirmed that his character of Judge Dredd in “Dredd” will not show his face onscreen…” (full details)

“DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. have announced that its summer blockbuster, Kung Fu Panda 2, has grossed over $650 million globally to date, making Jennifer Yuh Nelson the highest-grossing female director of a film at the worldwide box office…” (full details)

“Indomina Group has acquired North American distribution rights to Johnnie To’s “Life Without Principle”. The story follows three cash-strapped people whose respective lives have nothing in common until a bag of stolen money worth $5 million pops up and lands them in an intricate situation…” (full details)

“Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” biopic will serve as the opening night gala premiere of the 25th edition of AFI Fest 2011 on November 3rd in Hollywood…” (full details)

“Still VERY early (and most of these are unseen right now) but current front runners for the Best Picture Oscar are – “The Artist”, “The Descendants”, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, “The Help”, “J. Edgar”, “The Ides of March”, “The Iron Lady”, “Midnight in Paris”, “War Horse”…” (full details)

“Weinstein Co. has formed a division to acquire and produce films that will be released via video on demand and other platforms at the same time they’re playing in theaters…” (full details)

“”Bridesmaids” actress Wendi McLendon-Covey has joined the cast of director Steven Soderbergh’s male stripper project “Magic Mike”…” (full details)

“Sony’s will start selling its much anticipated F65 4K digital video camera in January. How much? A cool $65,000…” (full details)