News briefs: Super 8 trailer live; Buffy's 'Xander' in rehab

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Patrick Lee
Jun 26, 2015

The new trailer has gone live for Super 8, the mysterious new sci-fi movie from director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg; the trailer, which premiered with Iron Man 2, is on Apple.com, and the movie opens next summer.
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Colin Farrell has signed to star as Jerry the vampire opposite Star Trek's Anton Yelchin in Fright Night, the upcoming remake of the 1985 horror comedy movie, Deadeline.com reported; The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision, meanwhile, reports that Australian actress Toni Collette has also joined Fright Night.
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Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon, who was arrested in March, has checked into rehab, RadarOnline.com reported; Brendon, 38, has said that alcohol and the sleeping pill Sonata were to blame for his confrontation with police.
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Director Michael Bay says that Skids and Mudflap, the controversial robot twins from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, will not be back for next summer's Transformers 3 in a message on his online forum: "The Twins are not back in T3."
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The CW will air reruns of Moonlight on Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT, beginning June 3, following encore episodes of the first season of The Vampire Diaries.

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