What is Page 2? Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 30 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. If you have any interesting items that we might’ve missed that you think should go in /Film’s Page 2 – email us!

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A bunch of new movie posters have been released in the last few days, so I thought it was time to do a round-up. The posters include various international posters for Toy Story 3, Prince of Persia, Nightmare on Elm Street, Survival of the Dead and some domestic one-sheets for Sex and the City 2 and The Other Guys.

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In this week’s /Filmcast, Dave Chen, Devindra Hardawar and Adam Quigley discuss the ongoing Roman Polanski saga, praise Community and Cougar Town, reflect on the similarities between Lost and FlashForward, remind you of the greatness of LA Confidential, get freaked out by Paranormal Activity, and continue to chronicle Hollywood’s downfall through the proliferation of remakes and film adaptations based on popular brands. Special guest Eric D. Snider joins us this evening.

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Warner Bros Announces Comic-Con Line-Up

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Warner Bros has officially announced the panels they will be presenting at the 2009 SAn Diego Comic-Con International. Films include The Final Destination, Where The Wild Things Are, The Book Of Eli, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Box, Jonah Hex, Sherlock Holmes, and Shorts. Full information after the jump.

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Thomas Dekker Cast In Elm Street Rehash

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The word on the street is that Sarah Connor Chronicles has been axed by Fox. I can’t say I’d blame them. Should that leave you wondering – by any chance – what will become of that nice young Thomas Dekker chap, I have your answer.

According to Ryan Rotten at Shock Till You Drop, Dekker has been cast as Jesse in the new Nightmare on Elm Street. So… who is this Jesse? I’ll tell you what I know…

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Where on earth the rumor came from, I do not know – but I do know who published it first. Ooops.

Earlier today, Just Jared ran a piece claiming that Lindsay Lohan had been cast in the final girl role for the Nightmare on Elm Street rehash. They’ve now adjusted their story, of course – anybody who has ever even seen a blindfolded lady holding scales or heard the theme tune to Ally McBeal would know that was necessary. The new version of the story claims that Just Jared were the victims of a Punk’ing (I quite like the image of Ashton Kutcher in a Freddy Kruger sweater-glove combo).

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Yesterday it was revealed that Samuel Bayer, the music video and commercial director behind some of the seminal alternative rock music videos of the 1990′s, had signed on to helm a remake of Nightmare on Elm Street. Today LatinoReview is reporting a rumor that Jackie Earle Haley is one of Platinum Dunes choices to play Freddy Kruger in the reboot.

Update: Producer Brad Fuller tells SHOCK the the rumor is not true: “I can absolutely deny [this rumor]. We have not chosen a Freddy Krueger we’re not even negotiating with anyone yet.”

The actor was nominated for an Academy Award for playing a child molester in Little Children, and next plays a crazy mental patient in Martin Scorsese’s upcoming Shutter Island. Most reader will probably see him next don a mask as Rorschach in Zack Snyder’s adaptation of Watchmen. To me, Haley possesses the perfect balance of creepiness and intelligence needed for the character of Freddy. What do you guys think?

Samuel Bayer to Direct Nightmare on Elm Street Remake

Music video and commercial director Samuel Bayer has been hired by Platinum Dunes to direct the remake of Nightmare on Elm Street, according to RiskyBiz. Bayer got his start directing music videos when Nirvana, according to legend, hired him to direct Smells Like Teen Spirit because his test reel was the worst one that the band had seen. As you know, the resulting video is considered a landmark music video which has consistently rated as one of the most influential music videos ever made. Bayer went on to helm some of the seminal alternative music videos of the 1990′s.

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