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The Morning Roundup: Del Toro on The Hobbit, MacGregor Joins Angels & Demons, New Dark Knight Poster

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

ImageWarner Bros. has unveiled a killer new poster for The Dark Knight. We've got some new pics from Indy 4. Ewan MacGregor is the Pope's XO. Jimmy Fallon will take over for Conan O'Brien.

OK, it's officially official: Guillermo Del Toro will move to New Zealand for four years to direct The Hobbit and its sequel. Variety speculated that the movies would hit theaters in late 2011 and 2012.

For some reason, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama has agreed to appear on Fox News.

Jimmy Fallon will take over Conan O'Brien's late show when O'Brien takes over the Tonight Show.

Tilda Swinton will star in the drama I Am Love.

More Angels & Demons casting news: It looks like Ewan MacGregor will play the Camerlengo. In the book, that's the Pope's right-hand man who gets involved in the high-concept shenanigans.

Disney's video game for Prince Caspian will feature some new scenes.

Hey, check out the trailer for College!

The TVAddict has an advance look at the script for the BSG prequel series Caprica.

IESB has a new trailer for the Adam Sandler vehicle You Don't Mess With The Zohan.

I think we've reported this before, but the release dates for the two parts of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows are November 19 2010 and May 2011.

Paramount has released some new pics from Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.







And finally, here's a killer new poster for The Dark Knight.



Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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