News briefs: New Mandrake, Grimm details, Passion suit

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST 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.

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.

Crave Online has posted images from the set of the upcoming remake of Clash of the Titans, featuring star Sam Worthington.

Shock Till You Drop has posted a new poster and summary of Bruce Willis' upcoming ghost movie Grimm.

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