Warner Bros. Pictures has announced a domestic release date of October 26 for Cloud Atlas. The film is directed by Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer and stars Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, and Hugh Grant. It’s based on David Mitchell’s book that consists of six interconnected stories. The studio also announced it has acquired rights for the film in the major markets of the UK, France, Spain, Australia, and Japan, with plans to release it in those territories in early 2013.
Other cast members include Jim Broadbent (Iris), Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Be, Ben Whishaw, James, D’Arcy, Zhou Xun and Keith David. Each member of the ensemble appears in multiple roles as the stories move through time.