Oblivion, “Rush,” “Mama” Get Dated

Universal Pictures shuffled around its release date schedule this week with three films due to open next year either scoring dates or setting new ones says Heat Vision.

First up is the supernatural thriller “Mama”, being released under the ‘Guillermo del Toro Presents’ banner, which will hit January 18th 2013. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) and Jessica Chastain (“Tree of Life”) star.

Next comes the Tom Cruise-led sci-fi saga “Oblivion” which has been moved up a week to from April 26th to April 19th 2013 with an IMAX exclusive early release the week before on April 12th 2013.

Finally, Ron Howard’s Formula 1 movie “Rush”, about the merciless 1970s rivalry between James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Bruhl), has been given a September 20th 2013 release date.