News Bits: Vice, Dracula, Looked, Woman

Inherent Vice
A new photo is out of Joaquin Phoenix and Katherine Waterston in Paul Thomas Anderson’s upcoming counterculture film “Inherent Vice”. The film has also received an R rating for ‘drug use throughout, sexual content, graphic nudity, language, and some violence’. [Source: Rolling Stone]

Dracula Untold
Universal Pictures has brought forward “Dracula Untold” by a week. The Luke Evans-led dark fantasy film will now open on October 10th as opposed to the initial October 17 date. The film is still slated to open in all formats including IMAX. [Source: Screen]

We All Looked Up
Paramount Insurge has optioned the film rights to Tommy Wallach’s forthcoming debut science fiction novel “We All Looked Up”. The story is set two months before a meteor is set to pass through Earth’s orbit with a two-in-three chance of ending all life on the planet. Against this backdrop, four high school seniors find their lives intersecting. [Source: Deadline]

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
Relativity has closed a seven-figure deal for U.S. distribution rights to the sequel to the 2012 supernatural tale “The Woman In Black”.

The sequel takes place in the same house four decades later when a group of children who are evacuated from London during World War II come to stay and awaken the house’s darkest inhabitants. The original grossed $54 million domestically and $128 million worldwide. [Source: Deadline]