The Spike Jonze-directed Where the Wild Things Are is back on Warner Bros.’ release schedule. The adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s children’s book is now set for a release on Oct. 16, 2009. The pic stars Catherine Keener, Benicio Del Toro, Forest Whitaker, Lauren Ambrose, Catherine O’Hara, Tom Noonan, Michael Berry and James Gandolfini.
In other release date news, another movie has moved away from Quantum of Solace‘s new date on Nov. 14. The Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac comedy Soul Men will hit theaters a week earlier on Nov. 7. To see how November looks now after all the changes due to the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince move, just click here.
For next year, Richard Kelly’s horror film The Box, starring Cameron Diaz and James Marsden, was moved back up six months to its old date of March 20, 2009.
The Todd Phillips comedy Hangover, starring Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms, is now scheduled for June 12, 2009, where it faces the proposed The A-Team and Eddie Murphy’s Nowhereland. Two months later, Final Destination 4 was moved back a week to Aug. 21, 2009.
The summer following, the Zack Snyder-directed animated-adventure Guardians of Ga’Hoole now opens on July 23, 2010.
For more release date changes (such as Crossing Over, Fanboys and Killshot), visit the ComingSoon.net Film Database!