20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation today announced new release dates all the way through the end of 2018.
First is just a Fox title with no DreamWorks Animation connection. The studio has set a February 27, 2015 release date for Hitman: Agent 47
, a follow-up to the 2007 video game adaptation which earned almost $100 million worldwide and starred Timothy Olyphant and Olga Kurylenko. The new film stars Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto.
On the animated side, DreamWorks Animation has scheduled a March 18, 2016 release date for the Tom McGrath-directed Boss Baby
They have also set Captain Underpants
for January 13, 2017. There is no other film scheduled for that date yet.
Two months later, on March 10, 2017, will see the release of Kevin Lima's Mumbai Musical
Later that year, the world's first family returns in The Croods 2
, which is scheduled for November 3, 2017. While no other film is on that date, that month also has the animated Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas
on Nov. 17 and an untitled Pixar film
on Nov. 22.
Moving into 2018, set for February 16, 2018 is the animated comedy musical project set in the Australian outback, Larrikins
DreamWorks Animation will again bring back Ben Stiller's Alex, Chris Rock's Marty, David Schwimmer's Melman and Jada Pinkett Smith's Gloria in Madagascar 4
on May 18, 2018. There's no other film on that date yet.
And in November 2, 2018 we'll see the return of Antonio Banderas as Puss in Boots in Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves