Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow have delayed Andy and Lana Wachowski’s Jupiter Ascending by seven months. Originally slated to hit the big screen on July 18, the sci-fi actioner will now see release on February 6, 2015.
The new release date has Jupiter Ascending going up against Legendary and Universal’s fantasy actioner Seventh Son and David Koepp’s action comedy Mortdecai, starring Johnny Depp. Previously scheduled for release on that date was Run All Night, director Jaume Collet-Serra’s third big screen teaming with Liam Neeson. Also a Warner Bros. title, it is currently without a release date.
Starring Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth, Tuppence Middleton, Doona Bae, James D’Arcy and Tim Pigott-Smith, the film follows Jupiter Jones (Kunis), a young woman born under a night sky, with signs predicting that she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job cleaning other people’s houses and an endless run of bad breaks. Only when Caine (Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter, arrives on Earth to track her down does Jupiter begin to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her all alongher genetic signature marks her as next in line for an extraordinary inheritance that could alter the balance of the cosmos.