The “Downton Abbey” movie is not only in production, but it has also now officially set a release date with the movie continuation of the beloved ITV series arriving internationally on September 13th followed by a US release on September 20th.
Focus Features and Universal Pictures International are distributing the feature which will tell the Crawley family’s next chapter and boasts essentially all the same cast and crew from the series to bring this world to life again on the big screen.
That’s not the only film shaking up its release date today with Warner Bros. Pictures and Dolby announcing a special early screening of Bradley Cooper’s “A Star is Born” remake set to take place in 115 AMC theaters equipped with Dolby Cinema across the United States on Tuesday, October 2nd.
After that, the movie will move into Thursday night previews before expanding to its wide release Friday October 5th. Cooper plays a seasoned musician who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally (Gaga) who has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until he coaxes her into the spotlight.
Filmmaker Adam McKay has announced that his Christian Bale as Dick Cheney movie “Backseat” has renamed itself and will now be called “Vice”. Steve Carell, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Tyler Perry and Bill Pullman co-star. The last big question mark of the awards race this season, McKay says the film needs a “few more little fixes” and will be ready for its release on December 21st.
Danny Boyle’s still untitled musical comedy has been moved up by Universal by several months. Originally slated for a September 13th 2019 opening, the film will not hit June 28th 2019. The story follows a young guy who wakes up in a world where no one remembers the music of legendary band the Beatles.
A24 has scored the North American rights to the horror film “In Fabric” following its Toronto bow, and is planning a 2019 theatrical release. Peter Strickland helms the film about a lonely woman who buys a cursed gown from a sinister London department store. Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Hayley Squires, Leo Bill, Julian Barratt, Steve Oram, and Gwendoline Christie star.
Finally, Funimation Films has announced that the “Dragon Ball Super: Broly” animated feature will come to the United States on January 16th 2019. The 20th film from the franchise and first from the Dragon Ball Super series. To celebrate the new film, Funimation will host a star-studded red carpet world premiere of the English dub on Thursday, December 13th at the historic TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.
Source: Box-Office Mojo