News briefs: Target ratings fall; Pirates has a mermaid

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

The season finale of Fox's Human Target took a dip Wednesday night in the ratings, not helping its chances for a renewal, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed blog; the finale scored 7.2 million viewers and 1.9 preliminary rating among adults 18-49, a 14 percent drop to a series low in the demographic. That's unfortunate, as the finale was a cliffhanger.
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French actress Astrid Berg├Ęs-Frisbey has joined the fourth installment of Pirates of the Caribbean. playing a mermaid; Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is slated for a May 20, 2011, release.
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Dreamworks Animation is in the process of converting the first three Shrek movies into 3-D for a Blu-ray release, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the 3-D sequel, Shrek Forever After, opens May 21.
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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief drops on Blu-ray and DVD on June 22 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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The final cast shot from ABC's Lost, entitled "Final Flight," will be revealed in a two-page spread in TV Guide magazine in their April 19 issue, hitting newsstands today.

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