We’ve a collection of new stills for three of this years most anticipated efforts.

First up is the return of the San Diego Channel 4 news team for Adam McKay’s comedy sequel ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES.

With the 70?s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to the news desk in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), weather man Brick Tamland (Steve Carell), man on the street Brian Fantana (Paul Rudd) and sports guy Champ Kind (David Koechner) – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking the nation’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.

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ANCHORMAN 2: THE LEGEND CONTINUES stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Steve Carell, Harrison Ford, Dylan Baker and The sequel opens December 20th.

Next, we have another look at the intense thriller PRISONERS, the first English-language film from Denis Villeneuve.

How far would you go to protect your family?  Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing every parent’s worst nightmare.  His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in.  The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street.  Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrests its driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces his release.

As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child’s life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands.  But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

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The film has a superb cast consisting of Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal,Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Terrence Howard, Melissa Leo, and Paul Dano. It opens in the US on 20th September  and the UK a week later.

Finally, we have a first set of images from The Weinstein Company’s attempt at a TWILIGHT franchise with an adaptation of the first of Richelle Mead’s VAMPIRE ACADEMY novel series, sub-titled BLOOD SISTERS. It’s directed by MEAN GIRLS’ Mark Waters.

Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, half human/vampire, guardians of the Moroi, peaceful, mortal vampires living discretely within our world. Her legacy is to protect the Moroi from bloodthirsty, immortal Vampires, the Strigoi. This is her story.

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The film stars Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland, Zoey Deutch, Joely Richardson, Sami Gayle, Gabriel Byrne, Cameron Monaghan, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, and Claire Foy. It’s due 14th February 2014.

Source: USAToday/The Playlist