Pines, “Wolf,” “Spring,” “Malavita” Set Dates

A couple of key release date announcements have been made today and here’s the details with thanks to the trades.

Focus Features has set a March 29th 2013 release date for Derek Cianfrance’s “The Place Beyond the Pines” starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, and Eva Mendes. The film screened at the Toronto Film Festival to positive reviews.

Paramount Pictures has scored domestic distribution rights for Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” about the rise and fall of a Wall Street hotshot (played by Leonardo DiCaprio). A fourth quarter 2013 release is being targeted.

Annapurna Pictures will give Harmony Korine’s “Spring Breakers” an awards qualifying run in December so that James Franco is eligible for a supporting actor nomination. His work as the character ‘Alien’ is said to be some of his best work to date.

Finally, Relativity Media will release Luc Besson’s s darkly comedic mafia film “Malavita” on October 18th 2013. Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Tommy Lee Jones star.