News Shorts: August 16th 2013

Photos from Prisoners, Vampire Academy, The Zero Theorem, Grudge Match, Joe, Night Moves, McCanick, and Parkland.

Posters for A Single Shot, Parkland, Plush, Filth, Blue Caprice, Escape Plan, Mother of George, Wadjda, Morning, Disneynature’s Bears, C.O.G., and A Promise.

A full graphic novel prologue to this week’s art house drama “Aint Them Bodies Saints” has gone online over at EW.

“Sony Pictures Classics has picked up Bennett Miller’s ‘Foxcatcher’ starring Channing Tatum and Steve Carrell, and have given it a release date of December 20th this year…” (full details)

“The ‘ghosts on a plane’ thriller ‘7500’, starring Ryan Kwanten and Amy Smart, looks like it will finally be scoring a release sometime this October…” (full details)

“CBS Films has acquired Bethany Ashton Wolf’s script ‘Other People’s Love Letters’ and attached Tom Bezucha to direct. The story follows the intertwining storylines of four romances, each at a crossroads…” (full details)

“Relativity is acquiring worldwide rights to Gina Prince-Bythewood’s upcoming feature ‘Blackbird’. Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Nate Parker and Danny Glover star in the the story of Noni Jean, a hot new Grammy-winning artist who almost commits suicide due to pressure until she is saved by a young police officer. They fall hard for each other, despite the protests of their parents…” (full details)

“Lionsgate’s ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ will have its world premiere in London on November 11th this year. That’s a full 11 days before it opens in the United States on November 22nd…” (full details)

“WWE Studios and Anchor Bay Films has acquired US, UK, Australian and New Zealand distribution rights to Jason Momoa’s directorial debut “Road To Paloma’. A late 2013 release is planned…” (full details)

“Strand Releasing has acquired North American rights to Andrew Muscato’s baseball documentary ‘Branca’s Pitch’. The story chronicles the friendship between former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca and ghost writer David Ritz as the former struggles to relate his life story…” (full details)