- The Huffington Post, of all places, has debuted the first official image of John Cusack as Edgar Allen Poe in James McTeigue's 'The Raven.'

- Original Hulk Lou Ferrigno tells NukeTheFridge.com that he is involved in 'The Avengers,' though he doesn't say how, and that an appearance in 'The Expendables 2' might be possible. He also gets in a dig at future Hulk films/TV shows by pointing out that a CGI Hulk can't go to conventions and sign autographs.

- Matt Damon and Angus MacFayden have officially signed on to star in Cameron Crowe's 'We Bought a Zoo,' an adaptation of Benjamin Mee's memoir about buying a zoo in the English countryside for his family to live at.

- Everyone cheered last week as the MPAA overturned its NC-17 rating of 'Blue Valentine,' but with that decision comes word that the ratings board may have to begin re-evaluating how it approaches horror films as they feel the, "R has a very big envelope for that genre."

- Colin Firth is in negotiations to star in 'Gambit,' the Coen Brothers-scripted, Michael Hoffman-directed remake of the 1966 comedy starring Michael Caine.

- James McAvoy is reportedly set to take on the role of Mr. Darcy in Mike White's 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies.'

- Check out the official plot synopsis for 'X-Men: First Class' [via ScreenRant]:
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