Quick News – July 29, 2011

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Yahoo! has a snippet from the “Avengers” teaser that falls at the end of “Captain America : The First Avenger”

David Fincher (“Zodiac”, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”) is producing a film about famed photographed Dorothea Lange.

“xXx” helmer Rob Cohen to direct a $100m Korean War film called “1950″?

Willem Dafoe (“The Hunter”) and Rob Kazinsky (“Eastenders”) have joined the cast of Guillermo del Toro’s alien invasion flick “Pacific Rim”.

Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”) will direct Vegas crime pic “Storming Las Vegas”, about a group that thieved from the strip in the ’90s.

About those “Glee” firings? Ryan Murphy sets the record straight. Says Murphy, “I said two things in an interview: I said, yes, they are graduating and they will not be back on the show for Season Four. And when I did that interview, what was happening was we were asked to investigate doing a spin-off and it was a spin-off specifically for three of them, Chris, Cory and Lea.” Murphy says the spin-off is not happening at this time.

Richard Hatem has vacated his position as EP on The CW’s upcoming “Secret Circle” series

The untitled Kathryn Bigelow/Joel Edgerton Navy SEAL thriller has been booked in for an October 12, 2012 bow.

There’s another promo shot for “Two and-a-half Men” with new star Ashton Kutcher online; this one has Kutcher joining in on the theme song singing that teases each episode.

Julie Benz (“Dexter”), John Corbett (“Sex and the City”), Gary Cole (“Entourage”) and Kelly Overton (“Tekken”) will star in the telemovie “Ricochet”, which goes like this : “Det. Sgt. Duncan Hatcher (Corbett), a sexy Savannah homicide cop, falls hard for Elise Laird (Benz), a dishy damsel-in-distress. She’s married to corrupt Judge Cato Laird (Cole), who consistently subverts Hatcher’s efforts to bring a local drug lord to justice. Things get complicated when Hatcher and his feisty partner, Det. DeeDee Bowen (Overton), are called to the Laird home after Elise supposedly shoots an intruder in self-defense.”

A sequel to this year’s “Horrible Bosses” is inching closer to becoming a reality

High-res versions of those “Ghost Rider : Spirit of Vengeance” pics are now online

Canadians are set to feel the chill of “The Tunnel” with the Australian horror film slated for a theatrical release on August 5, 2011 in the territory.The recent deal between Australia’s Distracted Media and Canada’s Blackrock Films will see “The Tunnel” premiere in Vancouver cinemas over Canada’s profitable summer period. “The team at Blackrock Films have been amazing. The buzz for “The Tunnel” is building and we are already receiving interview requests from North American television shows. This interest from the other side of the world is proving to be the icing on the cake for this unorthodox project”, said Distracted Media’s Enzo Tedeschi. “We are extremely excited about releasing “The Tunnel” in North America for both theatrical and non theatrical release. “The Tunnel” is a well crafted, keep you on the edge of your seat type of movie. It’s a suspense-horror movie at its best, a rollercoaster of a ride” said President of Blackrock Films, Brad Kersch.

There’s a preview clip from the upcoming season of “Castle” online

There’s a restricted trailer for Ryan Reynolds/Jason Bateman comedy “The Change-Up” online

The trailer for David Carradine’s final film “Night of the Templar” is online. Starring, Directed by and Written by Paul Sampson,the film tells of a Medieval Knight that ”resurrects to fulfill his vow and bestow a blood-thirst vengeance upon the kindred spirits of those who betrayed him long ago. In the course of one night, identities will be revealed, destinies met, and a poetic justice of the macabre maniacally served”. Norman Reedus, Udo Kier and Billy Drago are among the cast.

The new Sean Patrick Flanery/Juliet Landau/Christopher Lloyd movie “Insight” has been trailerized. The pic, about a woman who is electrocuted and begins to experience someone else’s memories, hits cinemas September 2.

New images from Halle Berry starrer “Dark Tide” are online

Eli Roth’s ”Hostel: Hunting Season” was just announced as Universal Studios Hollywood’s newest maze at this year’s Halloween Horror Nights. This is the horror auteur and star’s first effort at transforming his screen work into a live theme park experience. The maze will mirror the film’s dehumanizing torture chambers and send guests on a spiraling journey through the corrupt halls of Elite Hunting’s torture factory. Through the re-imagining of the film, Roth will bring Hostel to life and give both fans of his film and horror fans a scare they could never have imagined. “People will have a chance to experience some exact moments from their favorite Hostel scenes, along with some new surprises,” the multi-talented director said.

Daniel Nettheim’s “The Hunter” will have its world premiere at the prestigious ‘Special Presentation’ section of the Toronto International Film Festival 2011. Willem Dafoe and Sam Neill star in the film. You can view the teaser trailer here

The trailer for “Blood Fare” starring Gil Gerard (“Buck Rogers in the 25th Century”), is online.

Classic Trailer of the Day
You can’t beat the original… just ask pre-teen Clint Morris who danced for what seemed like forever at the back of the cinema following the screening of this…