News Shorts: September 9th 2009

Set photos of Ryan Phillippe and Will Forte shooting scenes for MacGruber, and a first look at the CG Smurfs design for the upcoming The Smurfs.

New stills from The Twilight Saga’s New Moon, Pandorum, Fame, Sorority Row, Whiteout, 9, Saw VI, Nine, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Avatar, Takers, Defendor, Astro Boy, Bright Star.

Posters for Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Where the Wild Things Are, The Road, Couples Retreat, Jennifer’s Body, Pandorum, 2012, The Invention of Lying, Astro Boy, Paris, Iron Man 2, This Is It, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, Agora, Carriers.

“Oliver Stone has revealed that Charlie Sheen will reprise his role of Bud Fox in ‘Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps’. Shooting begins this week in New York City…” (full details)

“Wanted” director Timur Bekmambetov says he’s “found the reason” for Angelina Jolie’s Fox character to come back in a potential sequel. How would they bring her back from the grave? The healing “baths of wax” will be used, while filming could begin as early as this winter…” (full details)

“Syfy has ordered 13 more episodes of its smash hit original series “Warehouse 13″ for a second season to air next Summer. The show has been pulling in around 4.02 million total viewers per episode over the Summer…” (full details)

“MTV has announced that they will air a never-before-scene exclusive trailer for “The Twilight Saga’s New Moon” during their upcoming 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. The ceremony airs next Monday, September 13th…” (full details)

“The proposed Sydney, Australia shoot for the “Green Lantern” superhero project is allegedly under threat after the rising Australian dollar has blown out production costs…” (full details)

“Kelly McGillis has joined the cast of Glass Eye Pix and Dark Sky Films upcoming vampire road trip thriller Stake Land. McGillis is set to play a nun who confronts a crisis of faith when bloodsuckers take over the world. She must join a group of survivors battling the plague to stay alive…” (full details)

“Andy Samberg, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, & Josh Peck attached to “San Bernardino Bound,” with Chester Tam attached to direct from his script…” (full details)