- Fans of animatronic puppets should keep a new Swedish film from director Thobias Hoffmen called We R Animals on their radar. If you head right here you can see more eye-catching stills from the film currently in its proof-of-concept phase. Here's hoping Hoffmen gets everything he needs to make it-- I am dying to know the context of the picture above.

- After being the leading name for a few weeks now, Robert Schwentke has signed a deal to direct R.I.P.D. for Universal. Ryan Reynolds is still set to star in the adaptation of the Dark Horse comic about undead police officers.

- James Franco's SNL documentary, Saturday Night, which I found to be as funny as it is insightful, has finally been picked up by a distributor for release. Oscilloscope will be putting the film in theaters February 2011.

- The already interesting cast of Peter Berg's Battleship just got a little more eclectic: it looks like Liam Neeson will be playing the Admiral of the titular ship.
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