“Alpha,” “White Boy Rick” Swap Dates

Studio 8 and Sony Pictures are switching around the release dates of two of their late Summer/early Fall releases.

Albert Hughes’ Ice Age era tale “Alpha” stars Kodi Smit-McPhee as a warrior who is injured and left for dead by his tribe, he bonds with a wolf that he tames as they face a bitter winter on his way home. Originally slated to open September 14th, it will now hit August 17th and will be in 3D.

Yann DeMange’s “White Boy Rick” stars Matthew McConaughey as an undercover police informant and drug dealer during the 1980s Detroit scene. ‘Rick’, which was slated for August 17th, will now get a limited release on September 14th ahead of a wide release on September 21st.

Source: Deadline