Daily Recap: New 'Dark Knight Rises' Poster Sets Gotham on Fire; Weinstein Planning Surprise 'Django' Co-Stars?

Here it is, the new poster for The Dark Knight Rises which sets Gotham on fire.

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are teaming up for a buddy cop film from Bridesmaids director Paul Feig. Scripted from Parks & Recreation writer Katie Dippold, Bullock will play an uptight FBI agent while McCarthy will star as an "unconventional" Boston cop who team up to go after a Russian gangster. [Variety]

Check out the promo clip from The Simpsons – The Longest Daycare. The short will be featured in front of Ice Age: Continental Drift in 3D, opening July 13.

Jackie Chan has announced that he is done with action movies but then back-tracked saying, "In the future, I'll still do Karate Kid 2, Rush Hour 4…" But don't go looking for a Chan-Chris Tucker reunion anytime soon. Chan later said, "Probably another five or ten years. Then will be Rush Hour 4 – boom, we're coming back! And at that time, I might retire. Us being old guys might make it more interesting story." Look for Rush Hour 4 sometime in 2022 and perhaps in the meanwhile, Chan can cameo in a future Expendables movie. [Empire]

A bunch of new images from Gangster Squad have arrived. Pictured include Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone and Josh Brolin. Click on the two middle images of Gosling for larger versions.

A 7-minute extended trailer for Django Unchained screened today at Cannes and the reaction so far has been very positive. Now Harvey Weinstein promises that "surprise" co-stars could still join the movie, which has just over two months of shooting time left. A recently-deleted post on the film's IMDB page reported Michael Fassbender had been on set, though his involvement was never confirmed. [Deadline]

A new clip from the end of the world dramedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World starring Keira Knightley and Steve Carrell as they celebrate Carrell's character's birthday at Friendly's restaurant.

Last week, we reported that Wes Anderson, whose new film Moonrise Kingdom opens this weekend, was already working on his next film. We now know that he'll reunite with Owen Wilson, who co-wrote and starred in Bottle Rocket and The Royal Tenenbaums as well as co-writing Rushmore, the Life Aquatic and The Darjeeling Limited. [ThePlaylist]

Tom Hardy gives Shia LaBeouf a brotherly talking-to in this new Lawless clip. The film opens August 31.

Speaking of Hardy, the actor says Mad Max: Fury Road still doesn't have a starting date, which has been playing havoc with Charlize Theron's acting schedule. Theron almost didn't star in last year's Young Adult because she was supposed to play the female lead in the continuation of the Mad Max saga, this time with Hardy in the Mel Gibson role. Theron was also slated to star in the Noomi Rapace role in Prometheus, but took a smaller role due to Mad Max scheduling issues. Quote Hardy, "Who knows when it'll come out? I've been on stand-by for two years." [Empire]

And heck, since we mentioned Theron and Prometheus, here's a new featurette which introduces you to her character:

Check out Tyler Perry, Ed Burns and yes, that's Matthew Fox from LOST/Party of Five fame playing the serial killer in I, Alex Cross. Perry takes over for Morgan Freeman in the title role. Click here for the full slate and on Perry and Burns stills for larger versions.

Two new posters arrived today – the domestic one-sheet for Michael Winterbottom's Trishna starring Freida Pinto and the Cannes teaser poster for the Brad Pitt/Ray Liotta crime drama Killing Them Softly. Click on the posters for larger versions.

Saoirse Ronan is keeping a busy schedule. She'll star in a World War I memoir titled Testament of Youth from Harry Potter producer David Heyman. Ronan is already starring in Darren Aronofsky's Noah, Neil Jordan's Byzantium and the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's The Host. [ThePlaylist]

Finally, Van Gogh's Starry Night meets Batman in this colorful tattoo.

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