J.J. Abrams' Mystery Trailer And A 'Nightmare On Elm Street' Sequel In Today's Dailies -- 5/4/10

A Nightmare on Elm Street-- Freddy's back for a "Nightmare on Elm Street" sequel, possibly in 3-D, as Warner distribution president Dan Fellman says: "We don't have a story yet, but this is the largest horror opening in the April-May corridor, and it just proves there's a lot left in the franchise." [The Wrap]

-- Rumors are circulating that a trailer for a J.J. Abrams project called "Super 8," which may or may not be a sequel to "Cloverfield," will premiere in front of "Iron Man 2." Who knows if there's any truth to the rumor, though director Matt Reeves recently acknowledged "spikes in activity" regarding the project. [HitFix]

-- Michael Keaton loves talking about playing Ken in "Toy Story 3," and we love hearing him talk about it. "Ken actually serves as kind of a concierge — somewhere between a tour guide, a concierge, maitre d' and ambassador," he says. "He's not only alone in his dream house but probably alone in the dream." Glorious. [Hero Complex]

-- "Daybreakers" directors Peter and Michael Spierig have been hired to direct "The Power of the Dark Crystal," the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic Henson film. [Henson Company]

-- Rob Minkoff will direct the 3-D action-adventure film "Chinese Odyssey," described by the filmmaker as "a supernatural high-seas adventure that pits our hero against an onslaught of deadly foes on the path to fulfilling his destiny." [THR]

-- Joseph Gordon-Levitt is getting some action thanks to two new movie projects — chase thriller "Premium Rush" from director David Koepp and "Looper," a science fiction thriller from Gordon-Levitt's "Brick" collaborator, Rian Johnson. [Heat Vision]

-- "I Heart Huckabees" director David O. Russell is reportedly on Sony's list of potential directors for "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune," based on the popular video game franchise of the same name. [Los Angeles Times]

-- Rashida Jones, Jim Parsons, Anjelica Huston and more are joining "The Big Year," the Fox 2000 comedy about three men (Steve Martin, Jack Black and Owen Wilson) who try to outdo each other during a year-long competition to spot the rarest birds in North America. [Variety]