Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Phoenix's movie 'Inherent Vice' will be released this December

Reese Witherspoon and Josh Brolin star in the movie 'Inherent Vice,' which is directed by 'The Master' helmer Paul Thomas Anderson and is based on the Thomas Pynchon novel of the same name. The movie starring Reese Witherspoon and Benicio Del Toro will open this December.

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Reese Witherspoon stars in the movie 'Inherent Vice.'

With all of the Batman Vs. Superman news, you’d be worried that Warner Bros. would be swamped and let their other projects fall to the wayside. Fortunately, Deadline is reporting a handful of release dates.

The Conjuring brought us into the world of real life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren and became the horror movie hit of 2013. The Conjuring 2 has been scheduled for an October 23, 2015 release and is rumored to be sending the Warrens to England. IMDB has the film listed as The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist,a subtitle possibly referring to a 1977 case of a single mother in suburban London whose children were being haunted.

After what seems like forever, the Entourage movie finally has a release date as well and will hit theaters on June 12, 2015. Series creator Doug Ellin wrote the script and, though the film will be premiering about four years after the series ended, the story will pick up only six months after the finale left off.

Unfortunately, Entourage might have a tough opening weekend as it will be going up against the much anticipated Jurassic Park sequel, Jurassic World.

Warner Bros. has also given Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Inherent Vice a swanky awards season placement. The film, which stars Academy favorites Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro, will open on December 12, 2014.

The film is an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s 1970-set detective novel that follows drug-fueled detective Larry “Doc” Sportello (Phoenix) as he investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend with the arrest and trial of the Manson Family as a backdrop. Inherent Vice will be Anderson’s first film since 2012′s The Master, which also earned a heap of awards nominations.

And a packed awards December it will be with the Ridley Scott Epic Exodus also premiering on December 12. The Hobbit: There and Back Again, the final in the trilogy, hits December 17. Christmas Day brings the musical Into the Woods, as well as the Angelina Jolie-directedUnbroken and a still untitled Cameron Crowe film starring Emma Stone, Bradley Cooper and Rachel McAdams.

Casey Cipriana blogs at Screen Rant.

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