News briefs: New Mandrake, Grimm details, Passion suit

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

ComingSoon.net has a preview poster and details about the upcoming Mandrake, starring Hayden Christensen and Djimon Hounsou in an adaptation of Lee Falk's comic strip Mandrake the Magician; Mimi Leder (Deep Impact) will direct, based on a screenplay by Josh Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly, JV Hart, and Ian Jeffers.
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A settlement has been reached in a screenwriter's lawsuit against Mel Gibson over The Passion of the Christ in Los Angeles Superior Court, which asks a judge to cancel a trial scheduled for June 3, according to The Hollywood Reporter; terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
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Crave Online has posted images from the set of the upcoming remake of Clash of the Titans, featuring star Sam Worthington.
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Shock Till You Drop has posted a new poster and summary of Bruce Willis' upcoming ghost movie Grimm.
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