News briefs: Vinnie Jones in Chuck; Resident Evil IV

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Adam-Troy Castro
Dec 14, 2012

Vinnie Jones (X-Men: The Last Stand) has been tapped to guest-star on NBC's spy comedy drama Chuck, where he will play Karl Stromberg, an expert hit man with a soft side, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Tron: Legacy will debut in IMAX 3-D theaters on Dec. 17, 2010, the same day it opens in conventional 3-D theaters.
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Boris Kodjoe leaked something he maybe should not have on his Twitter page: The actor revealed he is set to star in Resident Evil: Afterlife, according to a report on ShockTillYouDrop: "In Toronto meeting with the director of my new movie Resident Evil: Afterlife. Very exciting!!! Lots of stunts, shooting guns, monsters."
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Empire magazine has posted a new featurette about the video game based on James Cameron's Avatar from Ubisoft, with writer/director Cameron and producer Jon Landau contributing at some length to the thinking behind the game and the movie.
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Clint Eastwood and Matt Damon, who worked together on the upcoming Invictus, are reteaming for the supernatural thriller film Hereafter, according to The Hollywood Reporter; Eastwood will direct a screenplay by Peter Morgan, with Damon stepping in to the lead role; filming is set to begin this fall, the trade paper reported.
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Warner Home Video will release the first two of eight Harry Potter Ultimate Editions on Blu-ray and DVD on Dec. 8; each of the Ultimate Editions will include a new one-hour featurette that highlights a unique aspect of the filmmaking process and will be combined to make the complete eight-hour documentary, Creating the World of Harry Potter.