News briefs: Avatar, Holmes get art nods; more Thor casting

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Dec 14, 2012, 4:09 PM EST

Avatar, Sherlock Holmes, District 9 and Star Trek were among the nominees for the Art Directors Guild's 14th annual excellence in production design awards, which will be handed out on Feb. 13, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Adriana Barraza (Drag Me to Hell) is in final negotiations to join the cast of Marvel's Thor, The Hollywood Reporter said.

This Sunday marks the 450th episode of The Simpsons, a milestone just as 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment readies the release of the 20th season of the landmark animated series on Blu-ray and DVD next Tuesday, the first time the show will be released in high def.

Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street will make its U.S. Blu-ray debut on April 6 in anticipation of the upcoming remake, which hits theaters on April 30.

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