News Bites: Tuesday, June 20th 2006

By Garth Franklin Tuesday June 20th 2006 06:58AM

Angel's Blade: A first look at the horror film is up at the official site.

Awaken the Dead: Details on this rather interesting looking indie zombie film are up at Awaken the Dead Movie.

Blade: The Series: More photos from the cable TV spin-off of the vampire movie franchise are up at Blackfilm.

The Blood Diamond: The Leonardo DiCaprio drama has moved up its release by a month to December 15th in order to capitalise on potential Oscar buzz.

Bug: The one-sheet for the Ashley Judd-led, William Friedkin-directed thriller is up at Bloody Disgusting.

Casino Royale: Daniel Craig has posed for a redux of the film's first photo up at WebMac, whilst more set photos are at

Fantastic Four 2: FX company Spectral Motion is working on the sequel reports Latino Review.

Ghost Rider: An exclusive first look at Fonda as Mephistopheles is up at Latino Review.

The Girls' Guide to Hunting & Fishing: Costume designer Patricia Field talks about her recent departure from the film "The Girls' Guide to Hunting & Fishing" to Blackfilm.

The Incredible Hulk: Avi Arad confirmed to iF Magazine that "It's a "do-over". I loved the HULK movie, it was just a different approach, and it wasn't exactly the comic. We want to be much closer to the comic. It's what we would rather do".

Jared Hess' Next: Freeze Dried Movies reports that "Napoleon Dynamite" director Jared Hess' next film will be about the invasion of Normandy. He said clarified that he wasn't sure if it was a comedy or not.

The Last House on the Left: L'Hebdo Cinema reports that French directors David Moreau and Xavier Palud (Them) are in talks to direct a remake of the Wes Craven classic.

Mercury Man: A Thai superhero film? Check the trailer at Twitchfilm.

Paul Haggis' Next: The Oscar-winning writer of "Crash" talks about his upcoming films to The Calgary Sun.

Pray for Morning: A pretty good trailer for this low budget teen horror flick is up Prayformorningmovie.

The Science of Sleep: Director Michel Gondry talks a lot about his new film to Rope of Silicon.

Spider-Man 3: Video footage taken from filming is up at Many Highways.

Superman Returns: Individual clips are now up at IESB, samples from the full soundtrack can be found at Rhino.Com, a featurette on the FX used for Marlon Brando's CG appearance is up at AICN, and a featurette on the IMAX release is up at Latino Review.

Things We Lost in the Fire: HNR reports that filming is set to run August 14th to October 6th at Lions Gate Film Studios in Vancouver on the thriller starring Halle Berry and Benecio Del Toro.

Transformers: Heaps of pics of cars that will transform are at JBFans. A look at the scoring session for the trailer is at Soundtrack.Net.

Twin Peaks (DVD): Moviehole reports the second season DVD is FINALLY getting a release at the end of the year.

Young Hannibal: New stills from the Lecter prequel are at DVD Rama.

Zoom: A first look at the official one-sheet for the Tim Allen comedy is up at Coming Soon.