News Briefs: New Moon casting, Lugosi's cape, Tori Spelling?

Vancouver native Bronson Pelletier has been cast in "a significant role" in the Twilight sequel New Moon, the Toronto Star reported.

Memorabilia once owned by sci-fi icon Forrest J. Ackerman and slated to be auctioned by Profiles in History will go on display at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, March 8, from 3-4 p.m., including the Dracula ring worn by Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula; Lugosi's robe from The Raven; a cape made for Lugosi in 1932 and used many times for his stage portrayal of Dracula; and other items.

The Web site formerly known as SyFy Portal has completely rebranded and redesigned
and will now be known as Airlock Alpha.

Tori Spelling will guest-star in the March 12 episode of The CW's Smallville, and star Tom Welling will go behind the camera for the March 26 episode, which he will direct.

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