Inkheart, Dresses Delayed

Several last-minute delays have taken place for major upcoming films this season.

Most notable is that Katherine Heigl romantic comedy “27 Dresses,” scheduled for next Friday, has been pushed back a week to January 18th – putting it head-to-head with the much anticipated “Cloverfield”.

New Line has also shifted around its slate this year with Jack Black comedy “Be Kind, Rewind” being delayed a full month to February 22nd whilst Brendan Fraser-led “Inkheart” has been pulled from its March 19th release with a new date to yet be determined.

MGM has pulled indie flick “The Poughkeepsie Tapes” from February 2nd and has moved it to an unspecified Holiday 2008 slot, whilst Miramax has pushed back “City of Men” over a month from January 18th to February 29th.

Finally, Sony has announced an April 18th release for the Al Pacino thriller “88 Minutes” and a September 5th release for the Anne Hathaway plane crash survivor drama “Passengers”.