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.

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.

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.

Garth Ennis' apocalyptic horror comic-book series Crossed will be developed as an independent movie, a la Kick-Ass, Variety reported.

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.

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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