News briefs: Milla Jovovich tweets; new Box viral site

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Patrick Lee
Dec 14, 2012

The Fourth Kind star Milla Jovovich has created a Twitter account from the set of her next film, Resident Evil: Afterlife, which is currently shooting in and around Toronto; ShockTillYouDrop, meanwhile, has posted pirate images from the production, including the one above.
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A viral Web site has gone live for Richard Kelly's The Box, based on the Richard Matheson short story, which opens Friday.
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Zach Galifianakis is in talks to voice the Humpty Dumpty character in the Shrek animated spinoff movie Puss in Boots, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Tom Wheeler is writing the screenplay for the prequel, which will feature the voices of Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek in a story about the events leading up to the feline assassin's first meeting with Shrek & Co. in the second film.
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Mandalay Pictures has picked up film rights to Machine Man, an SF novel whose pages are being posted online each day by author Max Barry, Variety reported; Vantage Books plans to publish the novel in 2011. It concerns a tech engineer who's tired of going through life average and unnoticed, so he replaces parts of his body with titanium upgrades of his own design.