10 Breaking Bits


1. Julia Stiles (“Silver-Linings Playbook”) will play screenwriter Frances Marion in the Jennifer DeLia-directed Mary Pickford film ”The First”.

2. Nina Arianda will co-star with Toni Collette in the Joanne Woodward-produced comedy “Lucky Them”.

3. The official Superbowl TV spot for “World War Z” is online.

4. A new international trailer for “Byzantium” is online.

5. Check out this terrific trailer for the indy “Amiss”, which is currently scouting for financiers via Kickstarter.

6. New Posters for Disney’s “Frozen” offer up the first look at the film’s characters.

7. Yesterday’s report that Daniel Craig may be written out of the “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” sequel, should Sony refuse to meet his asking price, is bogus according to Craig’s co-star. “I’ve been talking a lot with [‘Dragon Tattoo’ director David Fincher] about the sequel, and I don’t know where that rumor was started — but it would never be a possibility,” Rooney Mara told MTV about rumors of Craig’s exit. “He wouldn’t be written out.”

8. Judd Apatow might do a second spin-off of “Knocked Up”, this time fixing on the characters’ played by his daughters in the former and “This is Forty”.

9. “Star Trek Into Darkness”‘ first of its kind application, based on J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Paramount Pictures film, is now available to download for free from the App Store and Google Play. Users who have the app will have unprecedented access to all STAR TREK content, as well as the opportunity to participate in missions and win valuable prizes. Utilizing the latest technologies from Qualcomm Incorporated, such as Qualcomm Labs’ Gimbal™ platform and Qualcomm Vuforia™ augmented reality platform, the app will allow users to delve deeper into the Star Trek universe by interacting directly with materials from the eagerly awaited film to unlock additional content and experiences. The users collect points, see content, and work their way through the Star Trek Academy. The app was first announced on January 7th, 2013 at the Consumer Electronic Show, during Qualcomm’s Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs’ keynote address demonstrating the ability to “harness the power of the smartphone to bridge the digital and physical world, allowing the studio to market the film in the real world and simultaneously bring users into the film’s story and world.” To download the app, visit www.StarTrekMovie.com/StarTrekApp

10. A new still from “Iron Man 3”, featuring Rebecca Hall.