A few major date changes and announcements today.
Most notable is Paramount’s second reboot of the “Friday the 13th” franchise. Originally slated for March 13th 2015, the film has been pushed back eight months and will now open November 13th 2015.
Slotting into its old place in March is Christopher Landon’s horror comedy “Scouts vs. Zombies”.
Meanwhile, the Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel comedy “Sex Tape” has been moved up a week and will now open July 18th.
Then there’s word that FUNimation Entertainment and Screenvision’s feature “Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods,” the first animated film based on the popular franchise in nearly two decades, will score a theatrical release on over 350 screens in North America sometime in August.
Finally, Anchor Bay Films has set an August 22nd limited theatrical and VOD release date this year for its supernatural horror film “The Possession of Michael King” about a skeptical documentary filmmaker investigating the occult.