Release Changes: April 3rd 2009

Sex and the City 2
The sequel to the smash TV adaptation, which will return all of the core cast members, has been scheduled for May 28th 2010. It’ll act as counter-programming to Disney’s “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time”.

Beauty and the Beast 3D
The 3D re-release of the Best Picture-nominated animated classic will come out Valentine’s Day Weekend on February 12th 2010, a date made available due to the 3D re-release of “Toy Story 2” being moved to October 2nd 2009.

Max’s Mardi Gras
The Screen Gems comedy has moved from August 28th 2009 to February 19th 2010, the Friday after Fat Tuesday itself.

Straw Dogs
The Screen Gems remake of the 1970s drama-thriller apparently is still scheduled for August 13th 2010, even though Screen Gems’ adaptation of “Priest” is also due for the same weekend.

Cirque du Freak
The Paul Weitz-directed fantasy feature has announced a January 15th 2010 release date.

The Karate Kid
The remake of the 1980s martial arts hit starring Jaden Christopher-Smith and Jackie Chan, who has stated recently that the name might be changed to The Kung Fu Kid, will come out June 11th 2010 against Joe Carhanan’s redux of “The A-Team”.