The Random Spiel: June 13th 2008

Posters are up for Miracle at St. Anna, Traitor, Fly Me To The Moon, Hellboy II, Defiance, Righteous Kill, The Duchess.

– A “Watchmen” teaser trailer is set to screen in front of copies of “The Dark Knight”.

-“Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li” Producer Patrick Aiello says that Ken and Ryu will not be appearing in that film.

– Check out all the logo artwork for the upcoming Marvel Studios comic book adaptations.

-James McAvoy has officially denied reports of him playing Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming “The Hobbit”, saying “It’s all internet rumoring and nothing else I’m afraid. Sorry”.

-“Incredible Hulk” producer Gale Anne Hurd has denied comments from Director Louis Letterier that they shot a sequence involving Captain America in the Arctic that was cut from the film.

-Leonardo DiCaprio is apparently the favourite and Brad Pitt the back-up choice for Captain America in the upcoming superhero flick.

-A stuntman died and six crew members were injured Monday in a fire on the set of John Woo’s “Red Cliff” according to Reuters.

-There’s been a lot of talk about what Paul Thomas Anderson will do post-“There Will Be Blood”. Cigarettes & Vine speculates that it’ll be Paramount’s “Power Play” about a gambling entrepreneur (Jack Nicholson) from a Native-American casino who decides to take on Las Vegas.

-Photos are online of Shia LaBeouf in costume, Michael Bay and Kevin Dunn shooting the “Transformers” sequel at the University of Pennsylvania. Also check out this copy of the transformers 2 call sheet from this past week’s filming.

– A sneak peek video shows off the new characters in the upcoming “Family Guy” spin-off “The Cleveland Show”.

-Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Jessica Hynes are headed to the US for a promotional tour of “Spaced” on DVD starting in two weeks. Check out MySpace for details.