There is a lot of re-positioning of films right now in the wake of the writers strike aftermath. We've already talked about the mad dash to get television projects into production, and now we are seeing things from the film side that show Hollywood is frantically jockeying for position as everyone gets back to work.
Variety reports that several films have been shuffled around , and some new films have been given release dates.
Here's the run-down so far:
- A yet-to-be-named Wayans brothers pic has been scheduled to release on Feb 9, 2009.
- Ben Stiller's Summer comedy "Tropic Thunder" has moved from July 11, to August 5th.
- Martin Scorsese's latest flick with Leonardo DiCaprio called "Shutter Island" will release Oct 2, 2009.
- Eddie Murphy's film "Nowhereland" is moving from Sep 26, 2008, to June 12, 2009.
- "Case 39" with Rene Zellweger moved from Aug 22, 2008 to April 10, 2009
- Brad Pitt's film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" has moved from November 26, 2008 to December 19, 2008