Several release date announcements today starting with Brian De Palma’s “Domino” about a police officer that is on the hunt for the ISIS member that killed his partner. De Palma has walked away from the film which Saban Films has announced will hit cinemas and VOD on May 31st.
Next up, Paramount has moved the release of its Tiffany Haddish-Rose Byrne buddy comedy “Limited Partners” back by six months to a January 10th opening. Haddish and Byrne play two hard-charging best friends who build a juggernaut company and find their relationship tested when they are made a big buyout offer.
Paramount has also dated its literary-adaptation animated feature “The Tiger’s Apprentice” for a February 11th 2020 release. Based on Laurence Yep’s novel trilogy, the story follows a young boy in San Francisco who meets a talking tiger named Mr. Hu and discovers he is the latest in a long line of guardians who protect an ancient phoenix from evil-doers.
IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to the biblical drama “Mary Magdalene” starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix and Chiwetel Ejiofer. The distributor has set an April 12th release for the project from “Lion” director Garth Davis and opened last year in numerous global territories, but its North American rights were caught up in The Weinstein Company bankruptcy.
Warner Bros. Pictures has pushed John Crowley’s film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s novel “The Goldfinch” up by a month, the film now opening on September 13th. Taking its old slot, the Gavin O’Connor-directed Ben Affleck as a mixed high school basketball coach drama previously titled “Torrance” will take the October 18th date.
Finally, the Ben Falcone-directed Melissa McCarthy comedy “Superintelligence” has been moved up a few days and will now open December 20th.
Source: Box-Office Mojo