News Shorts: March 1st 2013

Stills from G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Kon-Tiki and The Place Beyond the Pines.

Posters for Oblivion, The Conjuring, Spring Breakers, Milo, Disconnect, 42, The Big Wedding, At Any Price and Epic.

“Warner Bros. Pictures has locked down an April 25th 2014 release date for the Johnny Depp-led ‘Transcendence’…” (full details)

“Ubisoft have announced the video game sequel ‘Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag’ for release on October 29th on current gen consoles (PS3, 360, Wii U, PC), followed by a later release on next-gen consoles (PS4, 720). The piracy-themed outing will be set in 1715, prior to the events of AC3.A trailer is set to debut on Monday…” (full details)

“‘Stoker’ filmmaker Park Chan-wook says he has an idea in development for another American-set film that could be next, but it’s not ready to be announced…” (full details)

“Deep Silver, who picked up the video game sequel ‘Metro Last Light’ after producer THQ went belly up, have confirmed a May 14th U.S. release date for that title…” (full details)

“Sony Pictures has denied a report that the third ‘Ghostbusters’ film will be animated…” (full details)

“New Blu-ray release dates include the Charlie Sheen-led ‘A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III on May 14th, the classic ‘Cleopatra’ on May 21st, and the ‘Mad Max’ trilogy on June 4th…” (full details)

“Broken Lizard comedy troupe member Kevin Heffernan says that a ‘Super Troopers’ sequel aims to shoot later this year…” (full details)

“Open Road Films has acquired David Hackl’s killer grizzly bear thriller ‘Endangered’, formerly known as ‘Red Machine’. James Marsden, Thomas Jane and Billy Bob Thornton star…” (full details)

“The CW has cancelled the ‘90210’ reboot after five seasons due to sagging ratings. The show’s series finale is set to air on May 13th…” (full details)

“Steven Spielberg is slated to head the jury for this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The filmmaker will replace Italian Nanni Moretti in the role. The 66th Cannes festival will be held May 15th-26th…” (full details)