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Universal Pictures announced earlier this month that two of its upcoming movies based on Hasbro toy brands have been moved to 2012 release dates.
Battleship has been moved from a July 2011 date to May 25, 2012, which is Memorial Day weekend. According to the press release, the movie was pushed to "give it the time and resources to thoroughly realize its huge-scale ambitions." Based on the strategy game of the same name, the movie will be about a massive Naval adventure across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.
Director Peter Berg has recently done Hancock and The Kingdom, which were enjoyable movies, so what seems like a thin premise on the surface might make for an interesting foundation if Berg can pull it off successfully.
Stretch Armstrong is moving to an unspecified release date in 2012. Universal also announced that the movie will be done in 3D and will star Taylor Lautner (The Twilight Saga: New Moon) as the title character. The release date change is being billed as a move to allow for the change to 3D and to fit within Lautner's availability schedule.
This movie is a bit of a head-shaker, but stranger things have come to the screen, I guess. One thing it has going for it is that Brian Grazer has signed on as a producer. He's responsible for A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, and American Gangster, with three Academy Award nominations and one win under his belt.
Source: Universal Pictures Press Release
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