Extras! Jack's giant killing delayed, We join the Bark Side, Cutest cosplayers ever, Say hello to King Riddick and Silent Hill was based on Kindergarten Cop? Plus much more!

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Welcome to The Extras! A daily dose of all the smaller movie related news, clips and just plain cool stuff that you might have missed!

We kick off today with possibly the coolest Star Wars-centric Volkswagen commercial since… Well, the last cool Star-Wars-centric Volkswagen commercial. These guys at VW are doing some amazing work lately

 

Taylor Kitsch spoke to Total Film about how exhausting it was to make John Carter:

“It’s the most physical role I’ve ever done. It’s beyond gruelling for me. I’m basically in every scene. You can see the action on it. The main thing I’ve learned is energy conservation.”

In honour of George Lucas’ recently announce retirement, Movies.Com has ranked all his non-Star Wars films from best to worst

A new image for The Hunger Games has been released, showing Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Hutcherson) gimp-suited up for the opening ceremony of titular Games

Warner Bros has pushed back the release date of Bryan Singer’s Jack the Giant Killer from 15 June 2012 to 22 March 2013. No official word on yet as to why, but some are speculating that with the studio removing  the King Arthur reimagining Arthur & Lancelot completely off it’s schedule, that Jack is now being used to fill that gap, as they have no other big titles around that time

Somebody’s created a mashup of bone chilling thriller We Need To Talk About Kevin and Home Alone:

 

The first pic of Vin Diesel on the set of Riddick has been released. Note the cape. Could this be Riddick’s kingly garb after ascending to the Necromancer throne?

Marvel has released a pic of possibly the cutest cosplayers you have ever seen. And no, not a single suspiciously teenaged Asian girl in sight:

And finally we end on something positively mindblowing. The guys over at Reddit (via Geeks Are Sexy) have put together a pictorial, showing how the infamous school from horror game Silent Hill, is actually based off the school from Arnold Schwarzenegger comedy, Kindergarten Cop. Click the pic below to enlarge, then sit back and watch feel you mind explode

Last Updated: January 20, 2012

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