Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian’ Gets China Release Date In Late August
Luc Besson’s Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets has been granted an August 25 China release date, Deadline has confirmed. China is a hoped-for key play on the expensive sci-fi epic, and this late August date means it will be one of the first imports allowed into the PROC after the traditional (if unofficial) summer blackout. An official announcement on the dating is expected tomorrow, after speculation had begun to emerge in the Middle Kingdom.
The EuropaCorp pic… Read
‘The Tiger Hunter’ Trailer & Release Date: Lena Khan Comedy From Shout! Factory – Update
UPDATED, 8:48 AM: Shout! Factory has set a September 22 release date for The Tiger Hunter and released a poster and trailer (watch it above). Lena Khan's comedy will open in New York, Los Angeles and select major markets.
PREVIOUSLY, April 25: Lena Khan's comedy feature, The Tiger Hunter has been acquired by the Shout! Factory for all distribution avenues in North America, including theatrical. Written by Sameer Gardezi and directed by Khan (who co-wrote), the film is a… Read
SXSW Award Winner ‘Assholes’ Acquired By Breaking Glass For Theatrical Release
EXCLUSIVE: The controversial film Assholes from writer/director Peter Vack, who was an actor in Mozart in the Jungle has been acquired for theatrical release by Breaking Glass from Vack and producer Max Landis (Chronicle, An American Werewolf in London). Breaking Glass then pacted with Factory 25 to release the picture theatrically (in conjunction) this fall into New York, Los Angeles, and other markets prior to a DVD/VOD release. The film had its world premiere… Read
‘Wonder Woman 2’ Gets 2019 Release Date
Diana Prince has a Christmas gift for you — but you can’t peek for 2 1/2 years. Warner Bros said today that its sequel Wonder Woman 2 starring Gal Gadot will crash into megaplexes and Imax theaters on December 13, 2019. No director is set for Round 2.
The studio had announced its DC slate at Comic-Con over the weekend, but no WW2 date was announced. Warners had staked that date for “Untitled WB Event Film III.” The flick has that date to itself for now, But Sony’s Masters… Read
New James Bond Movie Sets 2019 Release Date, But Not Much Else
The next installment of the James Bond film franchise now has a release date. The untitled Bond 25 movie has been slotted for November 8, 2019, the producers said today, with a traditional earlier release in the UK and rest of the world.
That takes care of one part of the future of James Bond on the big screen. There was no word in the announcement today from producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, EON
Productions and MGM’s Gary Barber about a distributor, cast… Read
Weinstein Co.’s Ballerina Toon ‘Leap!’ Jumps Up From Labor Day – Update
UPDATED, 4:50 PM: The Weinstein Co.’s animated feature, Leap! is changing dates yet again — this time moving up by five days to August 25. In this end-of-summer slot, the company still has horror film Polaroid for the weekend (which is likely to move now) as well as Tulip Fever (which also has jogged around the release schedule). Tulip Fever, which stars Academy Award winners Alicia Vikander, Judi Dench and Christoph Waltz, is getting a platform release.
Leap! not… Read
‘Suburbicon’, ‘Mother!’ Move Up; ‘Cloverfield’ Stomps To February – Paramount Release Date Changes
Paramount has shifted its awards-season fare, moving George Clooney’s Suburbicon and Darren Aronofsky’s Mother! up in the fall release schedule while pushing the next iteration of Cloverfield in Imax to February 2, which is Super Bowl weekend.
Originally slotted for October 13, Mother! starring Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Wiig, Michelle Pfeiffer, Ed Harris and Javier Bardem now is opening wide on September 15. The horror drama follows a married couple whose tranquil… Read
Eugenio Derbez’s ‘Overboard’ Remake Gets Release Date From Pantelion Films
The Eugenio Derbez comedy Overboard, a re-imaging of the 1987 Garry Marshall-directed comedy, has just been slated for April 20 of next year. The MGM/Pantelion Films/3Pas Studios film will go wide that day and go head to head now with the Jason Reitman comedy Tully, written by Diablo Cody and starring Charlize Theron from Focus Features.
The new rendition of Overboard will feature a role reversal from the original and focus on a spoiled playboy from one of Mexico's… Read
Warner Bros Moves ‘Game Night’ Back Three Weeks In 2018, Reserves Dates For 4 Others
Warner Bros now will release its New Line comedy Game Night on March 2 instead of February 14. The pic revolves around a group of couples who are caught up in a very real game night. They get together regularly to play games, but this particular night turns into an actual murder mystery.
Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Billy Magnussen, Jesse Plemons, Kylie Bunbury and Lamorne Morris star.
Warner Bros also has put on hold a number of release dates for… Read
Disney’s ‘The Nutcracker And The Four Realms’ Set To Open In November 2018
The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, Disney's live-action retelling of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 story The Nutcracker And The Mouse King, will be released on November 2, 2018 — in time for the holiday season.
It’s had been the same date set for the studio’s live-action version of its 1998 animated feature Mulan. That pic will now get a slot sometime in 2019.
Lasse Hallstrom directs The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, which stars Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren… Read
Morrissey Biopic ‘England Is Mine’ To Be Released Theatrically By Cleopatra Ent.
EXCLUSIVE: England Is Mine, the newly retitled biopic about musician Morrissey from writer-director Mark Gill is getting a theatrical release through Cleopatra Entertainment. The film previously was titled Steven. England Is Mine will bow August 25 at the IFC Center in New York, then expand nationwide throughout the fall. The film will open first in the U.K. via eOne on August 4. Check out the trailer above.
The drama, which recently closed the Edinburgh Film Festival, is… Read
‘Chaos Walking,’ Doug Liman Film Starring Tom Holland And Daisy Ridley, Gets Release Date
Doug Liman’s Chaos Walking starring Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley just got pegged for a release on March 1, 2019 by Lionsgate. The sci-fi adventure film, based on the book from Carnegie Award-winning author Patrick Ness, is about a guy (Holland) who lives on the distant planet of New World—a new hope for humanity until struck by "The Noise," a virus which inflicts immersive visions of ones' every thought. The cacophony drives many mad until Todd makes a hidden, silent… Read