Film News — Saturday, 11th June, 2011

  • Simon Pegg

    Simon Pegg is teasing us again with promises to begin work on The World’s End, the long-awaited follow-up to Shaun of the Dead and Hot FuzzFrom Digital Spy.

  • “Special effects pioneer” John Dykstra is set to make his directorial debut, with an adaptation of the graphic novel Tales From the Farm (to be called Super Zero).  Empire has the coverage.
  • SFX has the scoop on the sale of Damon Lindelof’s script pitch to Disney, for a mysterious science fiction film with the working title of 1952.
  • There’s a new Tree of Life featurette online, to celebrate the UK release date (July 8th) finally getting set in stone!  Courtesy of Empire.
  • A new teaser trailers for The Inbetweeners film has dropped, and Empire has it.
  • Steve Coogan talks about his fears that The Trip would be too self-indulgent.  From Digital Spy.
  • blastr has a spoilery viral clip from Super 8, giving us a look at the alien.  (I myself refuse to watch it!)
  • Director Chris Columbus has acquired the rights to re-make the Norwegian horror film The Trollhunter, Digital Spy reports.
  • Diego Luna joins the cast of Elysium, a sci-fi drama and follow-up to District 9Also from Digital Spy.