Release Changes: August 18th 2009

‘Zephyr’ returns with a lot of release date changes by Sony, Screen Gems and Universal for their various 2010 and 2011 releases.

Little Fockers
The third installment of the “Meet the Parents” franchise is set for a July 30th 2010 release.

Your Highness
The David Gordon Green adventure-comedy starring Danny R. McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman and Zooey Deschanel on October 1st 2010

Death in a Funeral
The Chris Rock-directed remake of the 2007 Frank Oz-directed comedy starring Rock, Tracy Morgan, and Martin Lawrence has moved back a week from April 23rd 2010 to April 16th.

The sci-fi thriller starring Ben Foster and Dennis Quiad has moved up a week from September 18th 2009 to September 25th.

Battle: Los Angeles
The Jonathan Liebesman-directed invasion thriller starring Aaron Eckhart, Bridget Moynahan, Michael Pena, and Michelle Rodriguez has been scheduled for February 18th 2011.

The crime thriller starring Hayden Christensen, Matt Dillon, Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, Paul Walker, and T.I. has been delayed from January 8th 2010 to February 19th.

Mardi Gras
The college comedy has been delayed indefinitely once again from February 19th 2010.

The dance-drama starring Christina Aguilera and Cher has been scheduled for the Thanksgiving Weekend on November 24th 2010.

Underworld IV
The next film in the vampire-werewolf franchise, which will be shot in Digital 3D, will come out January 21st 2011.

Straw Dogs
The Rod Lurie-directed remake starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, and Alexander Skarsgard has been scheduled for February 25th 2011.

Beautiful Girl
The school thriller based on the new novel from the author of The Hours has been scheduled for March 11th 2011.

The Intruder
This new Screen Gems feature will come out April 15th 2011 against Universal’s adaptation of Stretch Armstrong.

The Mistaken
The thriller has been scheduled for August 19th 2011.

Arthur Christmas
The first collaboration between Columbia Pictures and Aardman Animation will come out November 11th 2011 in Digital 3D. If this stands, that means November 2011 will have three back-to-back weekends featuring a Digital 3D movie, as Dreamworks’ The Guardians is scheduled for November 4th and Warner Bros.’ Happy Feet 2 on the 18th. Either this shows remarkable confidence on the part of studios in the future of the format or the studios are in a Mexican standoff.

The Losers
The DC Comics adaptation starring Idris Elba, Zoe Saldana, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan has moved up one week from April 16th 2010 to April 9th 2010 against the romantic comedy Date Night.

Piranha 3D
The Alexandre Aje-directed horror remake has moved from March 19th 2010 to April 16th 2010, where it will retain its Digital 3D screens for more than a month as opposed to just one week on its original date.

The Robert Rodriguez-directed thriller has been delayed from April 16th 2010 to an undetermined date, likely due to Rodriguez’s commitment to his passion project Machete