News Shorts: February 14th 2013

A great promo photo for NBC’s upcoming Hannibal TV series. Also new photos from The Congress and The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

Poster for Dark Skies, Kiss of the Damned, The Host Jack the Giant Slayer, Old Days, Oblivion, What Maisie Knew, The Numbers Station, and a motion poster for The Last Exorcism Part II.

“New Blu-ray release dates include ‘Playing for Keeps’ on March 5th; ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ & ‘Rust and Bone’ on March 19th; ‘Les Miserables’ on March 22nd; ‘Lincoln’ on March 26th; ‘The Sweeney’ on April 2nd; ‘The Impossible,”Any Day Now,’ ‘The Central Park Five’ and ‘Wuthering Heights’ on April 23rd, …” (full details)

“Naughty Dog Studios have pushed back their much anticipated PS3 game ‘The Last of Us’ by several weeks – from May 7th until June 14th. Sony have also just confirmed the news…” (full details)

“Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired Hannah Fidell’s Sundance NEXT premiere ‘A Teacher’ for a theatrical, video-on-demand and digital platform release later this year…” (full details)

“Warner Brothers are preparing a third entry in the ‘Batman: Arkham’ video game series to be released at the end of the year… “(full details)

“Eric Kirsten (‘Lighthouse’) has been hired pen the original sci-fi thriller ‘Potential’ for Ineffable Pictures. Story details are being kept under wraps…” (full details)

“The apps for HBO GO and sister network Cinemax’s MAX GO have finalized a deal with Apple to make the services available on Apple’s AirPlay, which enables the channels’ subscribers to wirelessly stream programming from their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to their HDTV using Apple TV…” (Deadline)

“‘Journey’ has scored eight nominations at this year’s BAFTA British Academy Games Awards. ‘The Walking Dead’ scored seven, ‘Far Cry 3’ scored six, and ‘Dear Esther’ scored five…” (full details)

“Cinedigm Entertainment Group and Tribeca Film have jointly acquired U.S. distribution rights to Craig Zisk’s feature debut ‘The English Teacher’ starring Julianne Moore. The story will be released in the spring on ultra VOD and digital, followed by theatrical release, DVD and broadcast…” (full details)