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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 46 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!

Header photo: Darth Vader goes on vacation.

Walt Disney Animation Studios' chief technical officer says "the average number of viewers per release is falling, and studios need to fight that trend with tentpoles."

Today's t-shirt of the day on TeeFury is Harry Potter-inspired design "Whodiwasi"

Contrary to popular belief, Henry Selick is NOT working at Pixar, but is "working within the Disney family."

Check out the poster for James Bickert's biker gang exploitation film Dear God No!

20th Century Fox TV has acquired the rights to a series of books by renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson for Stephen Gaghan to develop as a TV series  for next season.

You can buy a Peas in a Pod plush toy from Toy Story 3.

Disney has acquired remake rights to Quantum Hoops, the 2007 documentary that f"ollowed the 2006 Caltech basketball team that had 21 seasons and 245 conference games without a single win, routinely getting walloped by 60 points or more."

Quint has posted some rare vintage behind the scenes photos from The Dark Crystal.

Russell Brand finalized his first-look producing deal at Warner Bros, and has named his company Branded Films.

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SpiritHoods has released a preview of The Muppets collection.

The surviving relatives of Brian Wells, the Pizza bomber, have come out to condemn 30 Minutes or Less.

Vulcan Events hired Tom Whalen to create a limited edition silkscreen poster to commemorate Sir Patrick Stewart's appearance at Away Mission: Orlando.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 has surpassed The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King with $1.14 billion globally, to become the third highest grossing film of all time.

Sushi chef Okitsugu Kado, of Minayoshi Sushi in Osaka created this speeder Trooper.

OWF explores what would happen if ET: The Extra-Terrestrial 2 were made today.

Watch 27 of Alfred Hitchcock's cameos in less than four minutes.

Three summer blockbusters have cracked the top 10 grossing films of all time list: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Darth Vader meets Lady Gaga.

Cooking Ice and Fire is a blog project to cook and write about every dish mentioned in the Game of Thrones series.

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The San Francisco Giants will hand out limited edition Brian Wilson-frozen-in-carbonite statues to those who buy a Star Wars Day Ticket Package to the Sunday, September 4th game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park.

Seth Rogen will guest star on The League.

German Horror channel 13th Street replaced standard bowling balls with balls painted as severed zombie heads by artist Oliver Paaß.

The Hangover/The Hangover: Part II screenwriters Jon Lucas and Scott Moore joke that they won't be involved in a threequel but might return for part four and five.

Brian Ewing is selling Mars Attacks prints, edition of only 20, for $50.

BadassDigest wonders why Paul Dehn wasn't given deserved story credit on Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

Check out some cool Rise of the Planet of the Apes concept art by Tsvetomir Georgiev and Aaron Sims Studio.

Music video helmer Hype Williams will direct Joe Eszterhas' sexual thriller Lust.

Watch the Black Dynamite animated series pilot online now.

FEARnet has greenlit its first original series, Holliston, an offbeat 6-episode half-hour, multicamera buddy comedy series starring genre filmmakers Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen) and Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom)

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Bloody Disgusting has some high resolution photos from Kevin Smith's Red State.

Movies.com takes a look at 8 great Final Destination kills.

"Millennyan Falcon" t-shirt features The Millennium Falcon in the style on Nyan Cat.

The first season of Fox's Terra Nova will only run 13-hours.

Think Geek sells a Star Trek USB Communicator.

Ropes of Silicon lists 5 Reasons The Help is an Early Dark Horse Favorite for This Year's Oscars.

EW has posted a first look photo of Jon Hamm directing Elisabeth Moss in the fifth season of Mad Men.

Panasonic, Sony, Samsung and XpanD are finally going to team up to create an active 3D glasses standard.

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The Playlist has some new photos from The Three Musketeers.

Disney will also release John Carter in IMAX theatres on March 9, 2012.

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Wil Wheaton's Shirtception.

BuzzFeed lists 10 things you probably didn't know about Stand By Me.

Check out the first poster for Tanner Hall.

It appears that Apple's planned "iTunes Replay" movie streaming service has stalled.

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New set photos prove Matthew Fox is in World War Z.

Pajiba lists the 20 biggest box office hits based on an original property developed for the screen.