The Random Spiel: February 26th 2008

Posters are out for Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Where in the World Is Osama Bin Laden, Step Brothers, The Ruins, Horton Hears a Who.

-New promo shots are out of Racer X’s car in Speed Racer, the Green hero of The Incredible Hulk and zombies in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull .

-The current hope is to have the official movie trailer for Kevin Smith’s “Zack and Miri Make a Porno” attached to “The Pineapple Express”, the Judd Apatow-produced Seth Rogen comedy on August 8th 2008. This indicates a Fall 2008 release for ‘Porno’.

-“There’s an idea coming up that we’re exploring so we’ll see… Drew Goddard, the writer and Matt Reeves the director have sort of cooked something up” says J.J. Abrams about a potential Cloverfield sequel. He also confirms that he and “Lost” runner Damon Lindelof are still only in very early stages of adapting Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” into a series.

-Batman villains Deathstroke, Man-Bat, The Scarecrow and Killer Croc will appear in the upcoming “Gotham Knight” DTV animated anthology feature. Photos of a toy incarnation of Deathstroke are online and the look apparently scored “The Dark Knight” helmer Chris Nolan’s approval.

– An early review is up from an apparent test screening of “Speed Racer” and confirms that a G-rating is unlikely with the word ‘ass’ said several times and ‘shit’ at least once.

-Scribe Paul Haggis doesn’t like “Quantum of Solace” as a title and certainly didn’t come up with it, despite having written the script.

-“Hot Fuzz” director Edgar Wright confirms that he’s finished his “Ant-Man” script and had a meeting this week about the project.

-Corey Feldman talks about the current status of “The Lost Boys 2: The Tribe” in Beverly Hills on Oscar night.

-Ryan Seacrest announced on his “American Top 40” radio show this morning that Ali Lohan might be joining the cast of High School Musical 3 as a character named Princess.

-Rob Zombie has denied reports that this “Tyrannosaurus Rex” project is based on the comic “The Nail” he co-developed with Steve Niles.

-James McAvoy confirms that reshoots are in order for the upcoming Summer action flick “Wanted”. Click the link as well for a description of the six-minute clip that showed over the weekend at WonderCon.

-Actor Anton Yelchin talks to MTV News about what the cast is doing for “Star Trek”.

-A quite cynical script review of this Summer’s “Iron Man”.

-Will.i.am’s first ever interview about “Wolverine” is up at MTV News.

-Video of the complete panels at Wondercon for both “The X-Files 2” and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” are up here and here.