Warner Bros. Sets Upcoming Schedule


Warner Bros. has announced release dates for their upcoming J. Edgar, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and Gravity.

Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Leonardo Dicaprio as the founding FBI director, J. Edgar will see a limited release on Wednesday, November 9th, expanding to theaters everywhere two days later (Friday, the 11th). The 11th puts the film up against Immortals, Jack and Jill, 11-11-11 and, in limited release, Melancholia.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close will open in limited release on Christmas Day, opposite The Darkest Hour, We Bought a Zoo, In the Land of Blood and Honey and the domestic release of The Adventures of Tintin. Opening the prior Wednesday are also The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. The film, which stars Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, will then go wide on January 20th, 2012, opposite Haywire, Red Tails and Underworld Awakening.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island is being delayed from its January 27, 2012 date until February 10th. There, it goes head to head with Safe House, The Vow and the 3D re-release of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace.

Further out, the Alfonso Cuaron 3D sci-fi film Gravity has been dated for November 21, 2012. It will go up against 47 Ronin and Rise of the Guardians.

As always, release dates are subject to change, but you can keep apprised of the schedule with ComingSoon.net’s release date calendar.