Release Date Changes: August 22nd 2008

Role Models: The Universal comedy starring Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott has moved up from November 14th to November 7th, to fill up the hole left by “Quantum of Solace”.

Flash of Genius: The true life drama starring Greg Kinnear has moved up two weeks from October 17th to October 3rd. As of now, including the wide expansions of Blindness and Appaloosa, October 3rd will feature a whopping seven wide releases.

The Express: The Universal sports drama has moved back a week from the crowded October 3rd to October 10th.

Bandslam: The Summit Entertainment musical teen-drama starring High School Musical’s Vanessa Hudgens and Aly & AJ’s Alyson Michalka will debut on April 10th 2009.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: The much-anticipated David Fincher-directed fantasy drama will now come out Christmas Day 2008. Curiously, this means that the film is in competition with Paramount’s own Revolutionary Road, which comes out in limited release the day afterwards on December 26th.

Sex Drive: The Summit Entertainment teen-comedy has moved back one week from October 10th to October 17th.

Appaloosa: While the New Line western’s wide release of October 3rd remains the same, its limited release has moved up two days from September 17th to September 19th.

The Brothers Bloom: The crime-romance starring Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Mark Ruffalo, and Babel’s Rinko Kikuchi, has moved back from October 24th to apparently Monday October 13th.

Delgo: An animated fantasy adventure from Fathom Studios will come out December 12th 2008.

Youth in Revolt: The MGM ensemble teen-drama starring Michael Cera and Ray Liotta has moved from December 12th 2008 to February 20th 2009.

My Life in Ruins: The rom-com starring My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s Nia Vardalos will come out May 8th 2009, acting as counter-programming to Star Trek.

Amelia: The Mira Nair-directed biopic of Amelia Earhart starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor, and Virginia Marsden will release on October 23rd 2009 against the Joss Whedon-produced Cabin in the Woods.