class=”alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-100508″ title=”Shame” src=”×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”220″ height=”150″ />Momentum Pictures have announced that Shame will be released in the U.K. on January 13, 2012.

Directed by Steve McQueen (Hunger), Shame stars Michael Fassbender (Fish Tank), Carey Mulligan (Never Let Me Go), James Badge Dale (The Departed), Nicole Beharie (The Express) and Hannah Ware (Cop Out).

Written by acclaimed screenwriter Abi Morgan (Brick Lane), the film centers on Brandon (Fassbender), a 30-something New Yorker battling sex addiction, who has to deal with the arrival of his troubled sister (Mulligan).

Shame will premiere at the Venice International Film Festival next month.

Source: Empire