News briefs: Hex trailer coming; FlashForward falls

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Dec 14, 2012

The first trailer for Josh Brolin's upcoming Jonah Hex will be attached to A Nightmare on Elm Street, which hits theaters on April 30, Shock Till You Drop reported.
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Samuel L. Jackson and Kellan Lutz are in negotiations to star in Deathgames, an independent action movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the story centers on a young man (Lutz) who is kidnapped and forced into the savage world of a modern gladiator arena, where men fight to the death for entertainment of the online masses.
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ABC's FlashForward continues to sink in the ratings, down 13 percent from the previous week, with an audience of 5 million for its most recent episode, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Fox's Fringe, meanwhile, saw a slight improvement, to 6.7 million.
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Garth Ennis' apocalyptic horror comic-book series Crossed will be developed as an independent movie, a la Kick-Ass, Variety reported.
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Hammer Films and Dark Horse Comics are teaming up to create a series of graphic novels and comic books based on Hammer's movies, according to The Hollywood Reporter; the first comic project will be Let Me In, the company's upcoming remake of the Swedish horror movie Let the Right One In.
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Disney's Alice in Wonderland will drop in a three-disc Blu-ray Combo Pack and a single-disc Blu-ray and DVD on June 1.

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