Movie News

Studios set release dates – up to 2005!

Studios set release dates – up to 2005!
Caffeinated Clint

Several Hollywood studios have announced release dates for their high-profile SF films as far into the future as 2005 says Sci Fi Wire. Among the films scheduled : Mission Impossible 3, Van Helsing, The Amazing Spider-Man and Jurassic Park IV.

The trend has been growing since last summer, when Sony set a release date for its Spider-Man sequel on the first weekend of May 2004, the trade reported. Other studios have followed suit, claiming release dates throughout the summer.

Among the major films bowing in May 2004 are Fox’s futuristic Tomorrow on May 28, Universal’s vampire picture Van Helsing on May 21, Paramount’s Mission: Impossible 3 on Memorial Day weekend and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in June, the trade reported.

Those looking to fill their calendars for 2005 can pencil in the weekend before Memorial Day for Star Wars: Episode III and either June or July for Indiana Jones 4. The summer will also see the releases of Jurassic Park IV and Disney/Pixar’s Cars, the trade reported.

According to trade Variety, the reasons for the trend in long lead times include minimizing the financial risk, showing a commitment to talent and avoiding direct competition with other big-budget projects.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News

salmankhan

Stallone wants Khan in Expendables 4

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
harleyquinn

How Suicide Squad changed an Arrow storyline

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
mad-max-fury-road-tom-hardy2_zps92a03850

Care to watch a black-and-white version of Mad Max : Fury Road?

Editorial StaffMay 24, 2015
aliciavikander

Vikander may be new Bourne girl

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
ridleyscott

First look : Ridley Scott’s The Martian

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Preview look at Hannibal season three

Ashleigh DaviesMay 24, 2015
mission-impossible-rogue-nation-hunt-hostage_1920.0

Mission : Impossible 6 in development

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
twinpeaks

Twin Peaks episode count doubled!

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
now-you-see-me2-exclusive

Now You See Me 3 is in the works at Lionsgate

Ashleigh DaviesMay 23, 2015