Valkyrie Targets 8-8-08


United Artists is targeting an August 8, 2008 release for the Bryan Singer-directed Valkyrie, starring Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Patrick Wilson, Stephen Fry, Tom Wilkinson, Carice van Houten and Eddie Izzard.

In the thriller, based on actual events and written by Nathan Alexander and Christopher McQuarrie, German generals hatch a scheme to assassinate Adolph Hitler at the height of World War II.

Valkyrie started filming on Monday, July 16 in Germany.

Also scheduled for the same release date are: New Line’s Journey 3-D, starring Brendan Fraser; Sony comedy Pineapple Express, with Seth Rogen and James Franco; Walt Disney Pictures’ South of the Border, directed by Raja Gosnell and featuring Drew Barrymore and Jamie Lee Curtis; and Warner Bros. ‘ The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.