20 news tidbits not fit for the front page, available after the jump.
Star Wars artist Randy Martinez has designed Star Wars lucha libre pro wrestling masks. [starwars]
Hannah Bailey, who you might remember as one of the stars of American Teen, has created a 4-minute 16mm photo documentary of her life. [vimeo]
ForcesofGeek takes a look at Star Trek-inspired music.
Shia LaBeouf wants to be a director and even made his music video directorial debut with the song “I Never Knew You” from indie rapper Chris “Cage” Palko. [LA Weekly]
Hasbro has released new wallpaper images of the Autobots and Decepticons from Transformers: Revenge eof the Fallen.
Megan Fox explains her upcoming film, the Diablo Cody-penned Jennifer’s Body to WENN:”I play the captain of the flag team and I get improperly sacrificed by this rock band, who are trying to obtain a record deal – so they sell their soul to Satan. They need to sacrifice a virgin. I’m not a virgin, so what happens is I get taken over by a demon and, in order to stay alive in this sort of undead period, I have to eat flesh, so I eat boys.” … “So it’s me eating them and having this bizarre pseudo-lesbian relationship with my best friend. It’s all very manipulative and is basically how frightening young girls can be – they’re completely terrifying.”
FilmJunk lists 5 Reasons Why District 9 Will Be Better Than Transformers 2.
InContention points out that Paramount Marketing created similar posters for Iron Man and Star Trek.
CoronaComingAttractions talks about some of the characters and actors they would like to see in Star Trek 2.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Peter Laird tries to prove that he’s no longer relevant by panning JJ Abrams Star Trek, calling it “a HUGE disappointment,” “lots of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”
GameTrailers has the trailer for the video game version of Pixar’s Up, and it looks extremely bad.
CHUD has a good article about why Star Trek works despite having a script full of plot holes.
Hugh Jackman confirmed on Twitter that the Mexico City premiere of X-Men Origins: Wolverine will take place on May 26th: “I will bring Wolverine to Mexico City on May 26 to provide a moment of fun escapism and a treat for some of the loyal fans of the comic.”
This 30-second summary of X-Men Origins: Wolverine is said to be 30 times better than the original film.
Cinematical takes a look at seven franchises which JJ Abrams should reboot.
Vin Diesel is set to star in a live-action adaptation of the Ubisoft video game Wheelman for Paramount Pictures. [Variety]
One of Hollywood’s most powerful movie research firms, National Research Group (or NRG), has laid off 30 employees in the past month. [thewrap]
Character Design has gotten their hands on some of the storyboards for Pixar’s Up.
Matthew Goode (Watchmen) has been cast in the Ricky Gervais–Stephen Merchant dramedy Cemetery Junction. [THR]
Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier will be recording a live Smodcast in Brantford, Ontario on Saturday, June 6th at 8 pm at The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $30 Canadian. [viewaskew ]Cool Posts From Around the Web: