- Yes, that image above is an unbelievably detailed, miniature model of Bag End cottage from Lord of the Rings. Don't pretend like you didn't instantly recognize it.
- James Cameron revealed that his plan for Avatar 2 is to focus on the ocean of Pandora in addition to the rain forest. Given the director's unabashed love for the life aquatic, I'm kind of surprised that this wasn't always assumed to be where he'd take things next.
- And speaking of Avatar, to promote the day-away DVD, an actual Tree of Souls is being constructed in Hyde Park London. 20 miles of fiber optic capable will be used to recreate the look of the holy site as well as allow for people to freely upload messages to built-in screens for others to download later.
- Those hoping the toys-to-film trend would fall to the wayside will be sad to learn that Stretch Armstrong has gained both a writer and a director. Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller will be rewriting Steve Oedekerk's original screenplay for Monsters Vs. Aliens' Rob Letterman to direct. Taylor Lautner is still set to star as the stretchy, indestructible set of abs.