127 Hours, “Black Swan” Get Dates

Fox Searchlight Pictures has announced platform expansion releases for two films expected to be major candidates in the awards race.

The first is Danny Boyle’s “127 Hours”, the mountain climbing survival drama starring James Franco. It’s scheduled to open in limited release on November 5th before expanding throughout the month.

A few weeks later Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller “Black Swan” set in the world of ballet and starring Natalie Portman will begin its rollout on December 1st.