Release Date Updates: 'Anonymous', 'Looper', 'Lone Ranger' & More
by Alex Billington
June 10, 2011
Briefly: We've just updated our release schedules for both 2011 and 2012 to reflect a few updates to release dates announced recently. First up, indie comedy-horror favorite Tucker & Dale vs Evil, starring Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine, finally has a release date from Magnet Releasing for September 30th this year, with VOD starting August 26th. Additionally, TriStar has set Rian Johnson's time-travel sci-fi film Looper, starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, for release on September 28th, 2012, the same weekend next year. Disney also set The Lone Ranger, with Armie Hammer, for late 2012, plus a few more updates.
The Lone Ranger, to be directed by Gore Verbinski, is set for December 21st, 2012, up against a strong holiday season that year, including Ang Lee's Life of Pi and Peter Jackson's The Hobbit a week before. Additionally, FilmDistrict updated their early 2012 schedule, moving the sci-fi thriller Lock-Out, with Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace, to April 13th, 2012; and Gabriele Muccino's Playing the Field with Gerard Butler is now set for March 9th, 2012. Lastly, Columbia shifted the date for Roland Emmerich's Anonymous (watch the trailer) back to Halloween weekend, now opening October 28th, 2011 instead.
Reader Feedback - 5 Comments
Tucker & Dale is amazing, glad to see its finally getting a theatrical release.
Philip J. Fry on Jun 10, 2011
That's what I heard!! I hear there's not a funnier movie out this year! It's supposed to throw the horror genre on it's head! I can't wait to see it!
jah p on Jun 10, 2011
what about the new superman movie isnt suppose to come out in december 2012 its going to be a even more stronger holiday season Alex
Algerpak1 on Jun 11, 2011
Didn't see it on your schedule but 'Attack the Block' has a US Release Date of July 29th. http://www.slashfilm.com/attack-block-release-date-july-29/
bryansays on Jun 11, 2011
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