-The Norse God continued to bring the hammer down at the North American Box Office for the second weekend in a row, contradicting industry buzz that Thor‘s premiere would herald the comics movie bubble end times (via HitFix)
-Not Comics Behold, the first images of Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the movie adaptation of the hit sci fi dystopian blockbuster YA series The Hunger Games (Scholastic) have been revealed (via EW)
-The rights for another top selling scholastic property, the graphic novel series Amulet by Kazu Kibushi, have reportedly been picked up by Warner Brothers and Will Smith (yes, he of the Fresh Bel Air princeyness). Smith is rumored to be considering casting his real life uber cute brood as Amulet’s brother and sister team, Navin and Emily (via The Beat)
-The first trailer for the Stephen Speilberg directed and Peter Jackson and Speilberg co-produced live action film, The Adventures of Tin Tin: The Secret of the Unicorn was released (via The Beat)
-Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has been tapped by Warner Brothers to reboot everyone’s favorite Stone Age Family, The Flintstones, for the post post ironic generation (via MTV Geek)
-Adult Swim announced three new series at its Upfront event last night in New York (via Deadline)
-Not Comics The Russell T. Davies Executive Produced US Version of Torchwood, premiering on the STARZ network on July 8 at 10 pm ET/PT announced an impressive line up of guest stars this week (via STARZ PR), including UK Torchwood alumni, John Barrowman, Eve Myles, and Kai Owen, along with Nana Visitor (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”), John DeLancie (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”), Mare Winningham (Mildred Pierce) and Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”).
– In case you’ve been wondering what you’d do to pass the time in between the everyday tragedies and terrors of a Zombiepocalpyse, wonder no more – The Walking Dead board game is here! (via iCv2)
-Punk rock legend, Henry Rollins opened up and shared about voicing the character of Kilowog for the DC Universe Animated Original Movie, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights through an official press release (via CBR). The interview notably does not mention comics collective, Igloo Tornado, who according to this week’s LA Weekly, are officially four of the best people in all of Los Angeles now and love him very much, albeit maybe a little unnaturally. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights will be available from Warner Home Video on Blu-Ray™, DVD, On Demand and for Download on June 7, 2011 .