'Conan 3D,' '21 Jump Street,' 'Bourne Legacy' and Many More Stake Out Dates
by Brandon Gray
October 29, 2010
A flurry of new release dates were announced today, including such high profile titles as
, Conan 3D , The Bourne Legacy and The Dark Tower . 21 Jump Street
Conan 3D will be unsheathed on Aug. 19, 2011, the same date as two other movies sporting the 3D illusion, the remake and Fright Night . Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World Conan 3D is essentially a remake of from 1982 and features Jason Momoa ( Conan the Barbarian Baywatch, Stargate: Atlantis) as Conan and Stephen Lang ( ) as the villain. It's being directed by Avatar Marcus Nispel, who covered similar territory in but is better known for horror remakes Pathfinder and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre . Friday the 13th (2009)
Redoing a 1980s adventure in 3D recalls
from earlier this year, which racked up $163.2 million. The original Clash of the Titans (2010) and Clash of the Titans Conan the Barbarian had comparable popularity back in the day. Distributor Lionsgate emphasized that Conan 3D is from the producers of , explaining The Expendables Conan 3D's comparable release date.
21 Jump Street, Sony Pictures' big screen adaptation of the 1987-1991 television series that featured Johnny Depp, will go undercover on Mar. 16, 2012. It's being directed by Phil Lord ( ) and co-written by Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Jonah Hill, who also co-stars. Sony also set for Feb. 12, 2012, a fitting date for the romantic drama starring The Vow Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum.
From 20th Century Fox,
(in 3D) staked out June 22, 2012. It's currently the only movie scheduled for that date, and it's being directed and produced by Timur Bekmambetov ( Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter ) and produced by Wanted Tim Burton (the two previously produced together). 9
Universal Pictures was the busiest bee of the day, announcing nine releases.
The Bourne Legacy has been scheduled for Aug. 3, 2012, or exactly five years after . The Bourne Ultimatum will also open exactly five years after Untitled Judd Apatow Comedy on June 1, 2012. Knocked Up The Dark Tower, a Ron Howard-directed adaptation of the Stephen King novel, marks the third movie to be officially scheduled for 2013, after and Reboot Ralph . It will strike May 17, 2013, or the same time of year as Mr. Howard's Iron Man 3 and The Da Vinci Code . Angels & Demons
The other Universal titles were:
Tom Hanks' comedy-drama on July 1, 2011 (opposite Larry Crowne with similar timing to Transformers 3 ), Forrest Gump , a thriller starring Safe House Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds, on Feb. 10, 2012 (opposite The Vow), Mark Wahlberg thriller on Mar. 16, 2012 (opposite Contraband 21 Jump Street), Hasbro's latest adaptation, , on Nov. 9, 2012, Ouija , a period action drama starring 47 Ronin Keanu Reeves, on Nov. 21, 2012, and on Dec. 21, marking the first Christmas 2012 release on the schedule. Snow White and the Huntsman Related Chart • Release Schedule: New Dates & Changes Recent Release Date News • 'Iron Man 3' to Launch Summer 2013 • Disney Shuffles 2011 Schedule, Removes Miramax Movies • 'The Tourist' Vacations in December • Disney Shifts 'Monsters Inc. 2,' Drops Two Others • 'Breaking Dawn' Officially Split in Two, 'Part Two' Nabs Date • 'Red Riding Hood,' Steve Carell Comedy Make Spring 2011 Shift • 'Fighter' Set to Enter Ring This December • 'Footloose' Remake Dances to Date • New 'Thing' Flings Into 2011 • 'The Muppets' Return Christmas 2011 • 'Sherlock Holmes 2' to Face-Off with 'Mission: Impossible 4' and 'Chipmunks 3' • 3D 'Three Musketeers' Swings Into April 2011