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News Shorts: March 19th 2011

By Garth Franklin Saturday March 19th 2011 10:31AM
News Shorts: March 19th 2011

A new still from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two, and a new photo of Stephen Lang's villain character in Conan the Barbarian.

New domestic one-sheets for Fast Five, Beautiful Boy, Midnight in Paris, Natural Selection and Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.

"Reshoots on "Captain America: The First Avenger" are scheduled to take place in the UK next month. How extensive these reshoots are is unknown…" (full details)

"I Am Number Four" director D.J. Caruso has put out his casting wish list for the "Preacher" film adaptation he's working on next. This includes Chris Pine as Jesse Custer, Shia LaBeouf as Arseface and Alex Pettyfer as the Saint of Killers...." (full details)

"Jonathan Demme's heartfelt dramedy "Honeymoon With Harry" at New Line, which was to re-team "Limitless" stars Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro, is said to be all but dead due to De Niro's reluctance to sign on…" (full details)

"Director José Padilha has confirmed that he has signed onto direct MGM's remake RoboCop. Joshua Zetumer is writing the script for the reboot and shooting could kick off before the end of the year…" (full details)

"20th Century Fox has picked up a possible sci-fi spec script from "Jurassic Park III" and "Che" writer Peter Buchman. “Behind Enemy Lines” and “Max Payne" helmer John Moore is attached to direct, though no plot details have emerged..." (full details)

"Despite reports a few days ago, Johnny Knoxville is not attached to play Moe Howard in Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly's modern update of The Three Stooges. Insiders claim that while Johnny Knoxville is interested in the project, an offer to join the film has not been made..." (full details)

"Pulitzer Prize-winning author and scribe Michael Chabon has met with director Jon Favreau about performing re-writes on Ronald D. Moore's script for the family adventure "Magic Kingdom" at Disney Pictures…" (full details)

"Darius Films has optioned Chris Rubeo's script "Point A" which made the 2010 Black List. Rubeo ("Hale Bopp") is set to direct while Nicholas Tabarrok will produce.This unconventional love story deals with a 35-year-old magazine writer and the subject of his latest piece, a witty teenage video blogger..." (full details)

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