Focus Features Sets Chloë Grace Moretz-Isabelle Huppert Pic ‘Greta’s Release Date

Greta, the suspense thriller starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert that Focus Features acquired at the last Toronto Film Festival for $6 million after winning a bidding battle, now has a release date. The pic will hit theaters on March 1, 20…

Greta, the suspense thriller starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Isabelle Huppert that Focus Features acquired at the last Toronto Film Festival for $6 million after winning a bidding battle, now has a release date. The pic will hit theaters on March 1, 2019. In the film directed by Oscar winner Neil Jordan, Moretz plays a woman who just lost her mother and moves to New York City. She does a kind turn for a recently widowed woman named Greta (Huppert) and the two become fast…

Sony RSVPs Two 2020 Dates For Its Marvel Universe: Is This For ‘Morbius’ & ‘Venom 2’?

Sony today marked July 10, 2020, and October 2, 2020 for two movies in its Marvel universe.
The studio is mum regarding what titles specifically will play in those spots, but logic would dictate that the first date — which is for an original Marv…

Sony today marked July 10, 2020, and October 2, 2020 for two movies in its Marvel universe. The studio is mum regarding what titles specifically will play in those spots, but logic would dictate that the first date — which is for an original Marvel movie — would be Morbius, the pic about the vampire antihero that goes into production next month with director Daniel Espinosa and Jared Leto playing the title character. Appearing as a Spider-Man villain in an October 1971…

‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’ Snares China Date As Hollywood Packs Year-End

With Venom still coursing through China, December is now heating up as a busy time at the Middle Kingdom box office — but, contrary to tradition, not necessarily for local films. Sony has just confirmed that sleeper hit Searching has secured a De…

With Venom still coursing through China, December is now heating up as a busy time at the Middle Kingdom box office — but, contrary to tradition, not necessarily for local films. Sony has just confirmed that sleeper hit Searching has secured a December 14 release, while anticipated animated family action adventure Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse will go on December 21. Part of what’s seen as a push to keep turnstiles spinning in the face of a lackluster crop of…

Warner Bros Dates ‘The Good Liar’, Bill Condon’s Grifter Drama Starring Ian McKellen-Helen Mirren

Warner Bros has set a November 15, 2019, release date for The Good Liar, director Bill Condon’s drama starring English screen vets Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren.
Scripted by Jeffrey Hatcher based on the novel by pseudonymous author Nicholas Searl…

Warner Bros has set a November 15, 2019, release date for The Good Liar, director Bill Condon’s drama starring English screen vets Ian McKellen and Helen Mirren. Scripted by Jeffrey Hatcher based on the novel by pseudonymous author Nicholas Searle, it focuses on Roy (McKellen), a veteran conman and born liar who meets wealthy widow Betty (Mirren) online and believes she's an easy mark. Roy is sure he can pull off the final coup of his career, but as the narrative entwines…

Doll Brawl: Chucky Vs. Woody & Buzz As Orion Dates ‘Child’s Play’ Redo Against ‘Toy Story 4’ In June

Orion Pictures has set June 21 as the release date for its relaunch of the horror franchise Child’s Play. That’s the one with Chucky, the demented doll possessed with the soul of a serial killer.
This sets up as counterprogramming to another doll…

Orion Pictures has set June 21 as the release date for its relaunch of the horror franchise Child's Play. That’s the one with Chucky, the demented doll possessed with the soul of a serial killer. This sets up as counterprogramming to another doll franchise, as Disney opens Toy Story 4 the same day, and parents of young children will want to be careful not to slip into the wrong door in the multiplex or face therapy bills later. Orion president John Hegeman announced the…

Max Minghella, Elle Fanning TIFF Film ‘Teen Spirit’ To Get Theatrical Bow In 2019

Bleecker Street and LD Entertainment are teaming up for U.S. distribution rights to Max Minghella’s directorial debut film Teen Spirit. Starring Elle Fanning as a shy teen from a small European town who dreams of pop stardom, the pic had its premiere a…

Bleecker Street and LD Entertainment are teaming up for U.S. distribution rights to Max Minghella's directorial debut film Teen Spirit. Starring Elle Fanning as a shy teen from a small European town who dreams of pop stardom, the pic had its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival and will be released in theaters sometime next year. Written by Minghella, the plot centers around Violet (Fanning) who, in search of an escape from her dismal surroundings and with the help of an…

‘Frozen 2’ Now Launching Days Before Thanksgiving 2019

The storm will rage on a week earlier next year as Disney moves up Frozen 2 by five days from its original Thanksgiving Eve date of Nov. 27 to the Friday before the autumn holiday, Nov. 22.
Right now the only movie on that date is an untitled Fox/Marve…

The storm will rage on a week earlier next year as Disney moves up Frozen 2 by five days from its original Thanksgiving Eve date of Nov. 27 to the Friday before the autumn holiday, Nov. 22. Right now the only movie on that date is an untitled Fox/Marvel movie, which, when the Disney-Fox merger goes through, it would come as no surprise if that title moves. While Disney traditionally opens its animated fare on Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, which has been the case for Coco, Mo…

Keanu Reeves Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Replicas’ Gets Release Date

Entertainment Studios has set a January 11 wide release for Replicas, the Keanu Reeves movie it snapped up at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival for $4M.
On that weekend next year, Replicas will come in contact with STX/Lantern Capital’s The Upside, …

Entertainment Studios has set a January 11 wide release for Replicasthe Keanu Reeves movie it snapped up at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival for $4M. On that weekend next year, Replicas will come in contact with STX/Lantern Capital’s The Upside, Focus Features’ wide break of its young Ruth Bader Ginsburg movie On the Basis of Sex and Sony’s A Dog’s Way Home from director Charles Martin Smith. Directed by Jeffrey Nachmanoff and also starring Alice Eve, Thomas Middleditch…

Emilia Clarke & Henry Golding Romantic Comedy ‘Last Christmas’ Gets Release Date From Universal

Universal has dated its Paul Feig-directed romantic comedy Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding and Emma Thompson for Nov. 15, 2019. Deadline broke the news about the project back in June.
Last Christmas is inspired by the hit holiday b…

Universal has dated its Paul Feig-directed romantic comedy Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding and Emma Thompson for Nov. 15, 2019. Deadline broke the news about the project back in June. Last Christmas is inspired by the hit holiday ballad by the late George Michael and will feature unreleased music by the former Wham co-founder who has sold north of 115 million albums and recorded ten No.  1 singles throughout his career. Pic was written by Oscar winner…

‘Charlie’s Angels’ Moves Back To November 2019, Cuffing Former ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Slot

It’s Sony, Angels. We have a new date for you to go to work. The studio said tonight that its reboot of Charlie’s Angels now will open wide on November 1, 2019 — five weeks after its original date.
If 11/1/19 sounds familiar, it&#8217…

It’s Sony, Angels. We have a new date for you to go to work. The studio said tonight that its reboot of Charlie’s Angels now will open wide on November 1, 2019 — five weeks after its original date. If 11/1/19 sounds familiar, it’s because that’s the slot just vacated by Warner Bros’ superhero sequel Wonder Woman 1984. The nerdiest of veteran studio release-date watchers also might recognize that date: It’s the same weekend frame when the first Charlie’s Angels movie…

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Flies To Summer 2020

Wonder Woman 1984, the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero sequel starring Gal Gadot, is no longer going November 1 next year, but rather June 5, 2020. That’s the same post-Memorial Day frame that the original launched in last year.
Gadot broke the …

Wonder Woman 1984, the Patty Jenkins-directed superhero sequel starring Gal Gadot, is no longer going November 1 next year, but rather June 5, 2020. That’s the same post-Memorial Day frame that the original launched in last year. Gadot broke the news today on social media: Super excited to announce that, thanks to the changing landscape, we are able to put Wonder Woman back to its rightful home. June 5, 2020. Be there or be square!!! ✨?…‍♀️✨ pic.twitter.com/Wj8ORUQLdg —…

Orion Classics Picks Up Tribeca Drama ‘All These Small Moments’

Orion Classics has acquired North American and Latin American rights to All These Small Moments, Melissa Miller Costanzo’s feature directing debut that premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. A January 17 theatrical release has been s…

Orion Classics has acquired North American and Latin American rights to All These Small Moments, Melissa Miller Costanzo's feature directing debut that premiered earlier this year at the Tribeca Film Festival. A January 17 theatrical release has been set, followed by a digital bow the next day. The coming-of-age drama penned by Miller Costanzo centers on a teenage boy (Brendan Meyer) who becomes infatuated with a woman (Girls‘ Jemima Kirke) he sees on the bus, further…

‘Angry Birds 2’ To Fly In Late Summer 2019

Sony/Rovio Entertainment’s The Angry Birds Movie 2 is no longer nesting in the post-Labor Day frame of Sept. 6 next year; a time when New Line/Warner Bros.’ It: Chapter Two will suck all the air out of the box office. Rather, the Thurop Van…

Sony/Rovio Entertainment’s The Angry Birds Movie 2 is no longer nesting in the post-Labor Day frame of Sept. 6 next year; a time when New Line/Warner Bros.’ It: Chapter Two will suck all the air out of the box office. Rather, the Thurop Van Orman-John Rice directed animated sequel will fly on Aug. 16. The first movie released in May 2016 made $352.3M worldwide, $107.5M of that coming from U.S./Canada. Bill Hader, Jason Sudekis, Josh Gad, Eugenio Derbez, Awkwafina…

Tom Bateman To Reprise Role In ‘Death on the Nile’ Adaptation At Fox; New Release Date Set

EXCLUSIVE: After co-starring in last year’s successful Murder on the Orient Express, Tom Bateman is set to return as Bouc in 20th Century Fox feature adaptation of Death on the Nile, which will now be released October 2, 2020, instead of December…

EXCLUSIVE: After co-starring in last year’s successful Murder on the Orient Express, Tom Bateman is set to return as Bouc in 20th Century Fox feature adaptation of Death on the Nile, which will now be released October 2, 2020, instead of December 20, 2019. The latest Agatha Christie film also will see the return of Kenneth Branagh as director and in the role of Hercule Poirot. Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer are also attached to star. Published in 1937, Christie’s book centers…

Sony Moves ‘Escape Room’ Up By A Month & ‘Miss Bala’ By A Week

Sony made a pair of tweaks to its winter release schedule today, moving Escape Room up from February 1 to January 4 and Miss Bala from January 25 to that newly vacated February 1 date.
Escape Room (fka The Maze) is a psychological thriller about six st…

Sony made a pair of tweaks to its winter release schedule today, moving Escape Room up from February 1 to January 4 and Miss Bala from January 25 to that newly vacated February 1 date. Escape Room (fka The Maze) is a psychological thriller about six strangers who find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to survive. Directed by Adam Robitel from a script by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik, the film stars Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll…

Briarcliff Lands U.S. Rights To ‘El Chicano’, First Latino Superhero Pic With All-Hispanic Cast

EXCLUSIVE: Briarcliff Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to El Chicano, a Latino superhero film with an all-Hispanic cast that just had its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. It’s the second film for Briarcliff, the upstart distributi…

EXCLUSIVE: Briarcliff Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to El Chicano, a Latino superhero film with an all-Hispanic cast that just had its premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. It’s the second film for Briarcliff, the upstart distribution venture launched by Open Road founder Tom Ortenberg, after just opening Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9El Chicano will be released theatrically on March 22, 2019, and sources said the target is 600-800 screens. El Chicano

Nick Nolte Drama ‘Head Full Of Honey’ Lands Fall Release Date

Til Schweiger’s Head Full of Honey has been added to Warner Bros. 2018 release schedule. The drama starring Nick Nolte and Matt Dillon is set to open in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on November 30.
Head Full of Honey follows the story of …

Til Schweiger’s Head Full of Honey has been added to Warner Bros. 2018 release schedule. The drama starring Nick Nolte and Matt Dillon is set to open in theaters in New York and Los Angeles on November 30. Head Full of Honey follows the story of Lucas (Nolte) who is suffering from Alzheimer’s. As his granddaughter takes care of him he ends up going on road trip with her. Dillon will play his son and Emily Mortimer will play Dillon’s estranged wife. The film also stars…

STX’s ‘The Best Of Enemies’ With Taraji P Henson & Sam Rockwell Gets Release Date

STXfilms has set an April 5, 2019 release date for The Best of Enemies, the drama starring Taraji P Henson and Sam Rockwell based on the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 …

STXfilms has set an April 5, 2019 release date for The Best of Enemies, the drama starring Taraji P Henson and Sam Rockwell based on the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina. Hunger Games producer Robin Bissell directed the pic and adapted the screenplay based on Osha Gray Davidson’s book. STX Entertainment acquired rights to the film in July. Henson plays Ann Atwater and Rockwell…

Sony Moves James Gunn Horror ‘BrightBurn’ To 2019

Sony Pictures is doing some shuffling of their titles for the rest of the year which includes James Gunn’s newly titled horror BrightBurn which will now be released on May 24, 2019, instead of its original Nov. 30 release date.
The news of the ne…

Sony Pictures is doing some shuffling of their titles for the rest of the year which includes James Gunn’s newly titled horror BrightBurn which will now be released on May 24, 2019, instead of its original Nov. 30 release date. The news of the new release date for BrightBurn comes after James Gunn took a break from the public eye after he was fired from the forthcoming Guardians of the Galaxy sequel for offensive tweets that resurfaced. He was originally supposed to presen

‘The Voyage Of Doctor Dolittle’ Sails From Spring 2019 To MLK Weekend 2020

Universal has moved its Robert Downey Jr movie The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle from its original April 12, 2019 release date to January 17, 2020, which is the four-day MLK weekend.
This is also in an effort to capitalize on early winter rolling vacations…

Universal has moved its Robert Downey Jr movie The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle from its original April 12, 2019 release date to January 17, 2020, which is the four-day MLK weekend. This is also in an effort to capitalize on early winter rolling vacations overseas; not to mention, Q1 has served as a great play period for family fare including Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle holdover business, which generated close to 60% of its $404.5 million domestic box office after…

‘Everybody Knows’: Penélope Cruz-Javier Bardem Thriller From Asghar Farhadi Set For February

Focus Features has set a February 8 limited release for Everybody Knows (Todos lo Saben), Asghar Farhadi’s psychological thriller starring Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín that opened the Cannes Film Festival in May.
Written and dir…

Focus Features has set a February 8 limited release for Everybody Knows (Todos lo Saben), Asghar Farhadi’s psychological thriller starring Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín that opened the Cannes Film Festival in May. Written and directed by Farhadi (The Salesman, A Separation), the Spanish-language film first will get a brief Oscar-qualifying run starting November 30. It follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels with her two kids from Argentina to her small…