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News Shorts: April 10th 2012

By Garth Franklin Tuesday April 10th 2012 08:59AM
News Shorts: April 10th 2012

Photos of Colin Farrell and Jessica Biel in Total Recall along with Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore in LOL.

Posters for Looper, Safe, The Cabin in the Woods, and Bel Ami.

Marvel.com will stream the World Premiere of "The Avengers" in Los Angeles on April 11th at 6:00 PM US-PT/9:00 PM US-ET. You can watch the event at that time at YouTube.com/Marvel.

"'The Dark Knight Rises' has scored a PG-13 rating (just like its predecessors), in this case for "intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language"…" (full details)

"At one time a full scale U.S.S. Enterprise was under consideration for the Las Vegas downtown area back in the early 90's. The idea almost came to fruition until then Paramount chairman Stanley Jaffe squashed the idea…" (full details)

"Speaking of 'Trek' it seems the major restoration of the first season of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' will hit stores in the UK on July 23rd, which means we can likely expect a release on or around that date in other countries. UK store Sainsbury is also charging a price of USD$81 for the set though doesn't say if that's a discount or the full retail price…" (full details)

"Seth Gordon ("Horrible Bosses") looks to be coming onboard to direct the comedy "The Has-Beens" at New Line. Max Werner penned the script but the storyline is being kept under wraps…" (full details)

"Dimension Films has announced the acquisition of Howard Deutch's road-trip comedy "Wild Oats" starring Shirley MacLaine and Jacki Weaver as two women who become media sensations and fugitives from justice when MacLaine's character receives a mistakenly large Social Security check…" (full details)

"New Regency is in talks to co-finance and distribute (through Fox) the Steve McQueen-directed 'Twelve Years A Slave' starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender…" (full details)

"Filmmaker Tom Six is reportedly reaching out to Udo Kier as a replacement for actor Dieter Laser who no longer seems to be a part of 'The Human Centipede 3: Final Sequence'…" (full details)

"Atticus Ross, who collaborated with Trent Reznor on the scores for 'The Social Network' and 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', is going it alone for the score for the Keanu Reeves-led 3D samurai movie '47 Ronin'…" (full details)

"Millenium Entertainment has set a July 13th release date for horror/thriller 'Red Lights' with Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, Elizabeth Olsen and Cillian Murphy…" (full details)

Trailers for trailers have become highly popular of late since Ridley Scott teased the "Prometheus" teaser at the end of last year. Now, filmmaker Rian Johnson and actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt have done it for their time-travel action thriller "Looper" which gets a full preview later this week. You can watch the pair talking about the movie (and the first footage from it) below:

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