‘The Hate U Give’ Release Moved Up Two Weeks By Fox 2000 – Update
UPDATED, 5:48 PM: Fox 2000 has moved up the release date for its adaptation of Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give by two weeks to October 5. It now will open in limited release then expand the following week and go wide on October 19.
PREVIOUSLY, May 23: Fox 2000’s adaptation of Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give is set to open in theaters on October 19. It shares a release date with Mowgli, Andy Serkis’ take on The Jungle Book as well as the revival of the horror franchise Hallowee… Read
‘Cats’ Will Pounce During Christmas 2019 Frame; ‘Wicked’ Moves
Universal has officially dated Working Title’s feature film version of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats for December 20, 2019. Wicked, Uni’s other Broadway stage musical feature adaptation, originally occupied this date, but now the pic is being moved to accommodate its production schedule.
Despite director Tom Hooper’s attachment over the last two years, we kept hearing that Universal hadn’t greenlit a Cats movie. That obviously changed when news broke about Taylor… Read
Chadwick Boseman Action Thriller ‘17 Bridges’ From Russo Brothers & STX Targets Summer 2019 Release
17 Bridges, the action thriller production from the Russo Brothers starring Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War’s Chadwick Boseman, will open on July 12, 2019. News of the release date for the STX film comes three weeks before production commences.
No other major studio release is set for that date yet. Disney’s live-action take on The Lion King arrives on July 19, an untitled New Line Annabelle movie arriving on July 3, and Sony/Marvel’s Spider-Man: Far From… Read
Netflix Eyes Awards-Season Theatrical Release Dates For ‘Buster Scruggs’, ‘22 July’ & ‘Roma’
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix giving their awards season features a qualifying theatrical release isn’t new; the streaming service has practiced this annually going back to 2015’s Beasts of No Nation.
This year the streaming service will be giving awards qualifying runs to the following titles, and Deadline has learned exclusively from reliable sources that these movies will reportedly open on the following dates: Paul Greengrass’ Norway political thriller 22 July on Oct. 10, the… Read
Ron Perlman Crime Drama ‘Asher’ Lands At Momentum Pictures, Will Hit Theaters In December
EXCLUSIVE: Momentum Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to the Ron Perlman-starring Asher, and has set a December 7 theatrical release date for the action crime drama directed by Michael Caton-Jones and penned by Jay Zaretsky.
The pic centers on Asher (Perlman), a Mossad-agent-turned-gun-for-hire near the end of his killing days, who breaks the hitman oath when he meets Sophie (Famke Janssen) on a job gone sideways. In order to live a real life before it's too late, he must… Read
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flies To Summer 2020 With ‘A Quiet Place’ Sequel & More: Paramount Release Date Changes
EXCLUSIVE: Paramount/Skydance’s Top Gun: Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise smash, is flying out of next summer to June 26, 2020. The pic had an original release date of July 12, 2019, but we hear the extended time will allow the production to work out all the complex flight sequences so that the pic can be great.
In addition, Paramount has dated the sequel to A Quiet Place for May 15, 2020, which John Krasinski is writing. Platinum Dunes is… Read
‘Rocketman’: Elton John Biopic Moves Back Two Weeks
UPDATED, 3:18 PM: Paramount said today that Rocketman now will launch on May 31, two weeks later than originally scheduled. In its new slot, the Elton John biopic starring Taron Egerton will go up against Warner Bros. Godzilla: King of the Monsters and an Untitled Blumhouse Project from Universal.
PREVIOUSLY, May 23: Paramount has just set the opening date for the Dexter Fletcher-directed Elton John biopic Rocketman for May 17, 2019. The pic stars Taron Egerton as the… Read
Bond 25 Hasn’t Moved Off 2019 Release Date…Yet
Speculation is high that Bond 25 has moved off its release date after Danny Boyle’s exit, but sources tell Deadline it might be wishful thinking by rival distributors. The film hasn’t abdicated its November 8, 2019 release date, not yet at least. It is possible that if a replacement director is named within the next 60 days, Daniel Craig’s last outing as 007 can keep its date, sources said.
The decision rests with producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson, and they… Read
‘What Men Want’: Taraji P. Henson Comedy Moves To Pre-Valentine’s Weekend
Paramount has moved the release of its Taraji P. Henson comedy What Men Want from mid-January to February 8, to better capitalize on pre-Valentine’s Day business at the box office.
The gender-switching remake of Nancy Meyers' 2000 romantic comedy What Women Want stars Henson in the Mel Gibson role. She plays Ali Davis, a successful sports agent who's constantly boxed out by her male colleagues. When she is passed up for a well-deserved promotion, she questions what else… Read
‘In Search Of Greatness’: AOS Sets Release Date For Gabe Polsky Sports Docu
EXCLUSIVE: If you’re looking for greatness, then you might want to watch Gabe Polsky’s upcoming sports documentary In Search of Greatness. The film, which marks the first project for the sports-oriented distribution company AOS (Art of Sport), has scored a Nov. 2 release
Polsky, who recently served as EP of NatGeo’s Genius and is known for his American-Russian hockey doc Red Army, brings us another sports story with In Search of Greatness. The film examines the importance… Read
Johnny Depp’s ‘City Of Lies’ Movie Pulled From Release Schedule
City of Lies, the Brad Furman-directed crime thriller starring Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker and based on the true story behind the investigation into the murder of rap star Notorious B.I.G., has been pulled off its September 7 release date.
Global Road, which acquired the movie’s original distributor Open Road last summer, has not set a new date for the pic, we’re told.
The news comes less than month after the film’s location manager sued Depp, accusing the actor of… Read
China Sets ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’, ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ For August Release As Blackout Window Shrinks
China has added a pair of Hollywood titles to its August release roster with Sony’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation checking in on August 17 and Disney/Marvel’s Ant-Man And The Wasp making a beeline for August 24. As we wrote on Friday, Paramount’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout is going August 31, and as previously noted, Universal’s Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is tuned up for August 3. Along with Warner Bros/Gravity Pictures’ The Meg on August 10, that sets up a… Read