Universal Pictures Sets New Release Dates

Universal Pictures announced new release dates for its upcoming slate today.

First up, the studio has pushed back sci-fi thriller The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt, from September 17 to March 4, 2011 where it will face Gore Verbinski’s Rango. As ShockTillYouDrop.com reported last week, taking its place on Sept. 17 is the M. Night Shyamalan-produced horror-thriller Devil (formerly titled “The Night Chronicles: Devil”). Other wide releases on that date include Alpha and Omega, Easy A and The Town.

On November 12, Universal will release Skyline, the Strause Brothers sci-fi thriller starring Eric Balfour, Donald Faison, Scottie Thompson and Brittany Daniel. Morning Glory and Unstoppable are other films scheduled for that date.

On December 3, audiences will finally get to see Kids in America, which was shot in early 2007.

Neil Burger’s action thriller The Dark Fields is coming on January 21, 2011, a date shared by Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.

The on February 4, 2011 the studio’s Rogue Pictures will release Sanctum 3D, the action thriller presented by James Cameron. Also scheduled for that date is Screen Gems thriller The Roommate.

And the Greg Mottola-directed comedy adventure Paul, starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, will be opening in theaters on March 18, 2011. CBS Films was also planning on releasing Beastly that day.


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