UK releases: Before Midnight set for June 21; Interstellar in Nov 2014
Warner Bros set dates for The Call and Interstellar among others, while Koch Media date four including The Frozen Ground.
Sony will release Richard Linklater’s Before Midnight on June 21, according to the latest UK schedule from Rentrak.
Before Sunrise and Before Sunset, the previous two entries in Linklater’s trilogy starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, made $608,000 (£403,215) and $1.4m (£932,259), respectively, in the UK.
Sony has also set Will Gluck’s remake of Annie for Feb 13, 2015, pushed back from its unset 2014 date.
As it was in the US, Warner Bros has pushed back the release of the climactic The Hobbit instalment, There and Back Again, with the official release set for Dec 19, 2014.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has made $78.9m (£52.3m) to date in the UK.
Warner Bros has also set dates for the Wachowski siblings’ Jupiter Ascending (July 25, 2014), Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar (Nov 7, 2014), Brad Anderson’s The Call (July 5, 2013) and moved the release of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby a day forward to May 16, 2013.
StudioCanal has dated two of its high concept thrillers with Kimble Rendall’s Bait 3D set for release on April 19, 2013 to be followed by Mukunda Michael Dewil’s Vehicle 19, starring Paul Walker, on May 10.
Koch Media has dated four of its upcoming 2013 slate, after its first UK release Arbitrage crossed the £1m mark this week.
First up is Josh Boone’s Stuck in Love on June 14, followed by Scott Walker’s The Frozen Ground on June 28, Stuart Blumberg’s Thanks for Sharing on Sept 13 and Courtney Solomon & Yaron Levy’s Getaway on Oct 4.
Metrodome will release Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha on July 26. Baumbach’s strongest UK performer to date is The Squid and the Whale, which made $1.1m (£708,378) in 2006.
Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga will be released on March 29 through Ayngaran, who has also dated Valai for May 1 and Thalaivaa for June 21.
|16-05||The Great Gatsby||WarnerBros|
|14-06||Stuck in Love||Koch Media|
|28-06||The Frozen Ground||Koch Media|
|13-09||Thanks for Sharing||Koch Media|
|19-12||The Hobbit: There and Back Again||WarnerBros|