The Early Report for November 20, 2005: Part Two

This second part of the Early Report highlights the newest release date changes and additions, and MPAA ratings, as well as estimated screen counts for all films scheduled for release between January 2006 and November 2007.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

The Break-Up (Universal Pictures): The Jennier Aniston/Vince Vaughn dating comedy has been moved back from February 17 to June 2

Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (Rogue Pictures): The part-concert film/part sketch comedy movie from the one-time king of Comedy Central will open March 3

The Devil Wears Prada (Twentieth Century Fox): Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway star in this adaptation of the best-selling novel about a fashion magazine editor and her assistant, on sale beginning June 30

Factotum (Picturehouse): Bent Hamer’s adaptation of the Charles Bukowski story has been delayed from its intended February 24 opening. No new date was announced

Flicka (Twentieth Century Fox): The horse drama remake has been pushed back from February 17 to July 28

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (New Line Cinema): The first adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy will hit cinema screens on December 7, 2007

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (Paramount Classics): Jonathan Demme’s concert film from this summer’s Neil Young tour will open in select theatres on February 10

Running Scared (New Line Cinema): The Paul Walker-led action drama has been rescheduled from January 6 to February 24

Take the Lead (New Line Cinema): Antonio Banderas’s dance drama will now glide into theatres on March 24

The Untitled Sarah Michelle Gellar Supernatural Thriller (Focus Features): It might not have a title just yet, but the latest film from the one-time vampire slayer will open in theatres September 1

Waist Deep (Focus Features): Vondie Curtis-Hall writes and directs this drama about an ex-convict who gets tangled up with a gang after his car is hijacked with his son inside, hitting theatres April 28

Wassup Rockers (First Look Studios): The latest Larry Clark expose on wayward teens wll open in select markets on April 28

Most Recent MPAA Ratings

Akeelah And The Bee (Lions Gate Films): PG for some language

Big Momma’s House 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): PG-13 for some sexual humor and a humorous drug reference

The Big Question (Velocity Home Entertainment): PG-13 for a brief reference to drugs

Breaking Dawn (Lions Gate Home Entertainment): R for some violent images and brief nudity

Cheaper By The Dozen 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): PG for some crude humor and mild language

Deepwater (Deepwater LLC): R for language, violent images and some sexuality

Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room (Magnolia Home Entertainment): R for language and some nudity

The Girl From Monday (Hart Sharp Video): R for language, some nudity and brief sexuality

Man Of Faith (Maverick Entertainment Group): PG for thematic elements, language and violence

My Little Pony: The Princess Promenade (Paramount Home Entertainment): G

The New World (New Line Cinema): PG-13 for some intense battle sequences

The Pearl (U.A.V. Corp): PG-13 for violence

Ritual: Blood Bonds (SNP Inc): R for strong sexual content, violence/gore and language

Sinful (EI Independent Cinema): R for strong sexuality/nudity, language and some violent images

Tsotsi (Miramax Films): R for language and some strong violent content

Screen Counts for future releases (all counts are estimates unless specific locations are mentioned)

Friday, January 6, 2006

Bloodrayne (Romar Releasing): 1000 plus locations

Fateless (THINKFilm): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

The Gathering (The Weinstein Company): 1500 plus locations

Grandma’s Boy (Twentieth Century Fox): 1750 plus locations

Friday, January 13, 2006

Glory Road (Buena Vista Films): 2500 plus locations

Hostel (Lions Gate Films): 2000 plus locations

Last Holiday (Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

The Libertine (The Weinstein Company): Select markets

R Point (Tartan Films): Select markets

Tristan & Isolde (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Friday, January 20, 2006

Looking For Comedy In The Muslim World (Warner Indepedent Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

Underworld: Evolution (Screen Gems): 2500 plus locations

Why We Fight (Sony Pictures Classics): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

Friday, January 27, 2006

Annapolis (Buena Vista Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Big Momma’s House 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

Bubble (Magnolia Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

Imagine Me and You (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Select markets

Mirage (Picture This Entertainment): New York City exclusive

La Mujer de Mi Hermano (Lions Gate Films): Los Angeles and New York City

Nanny McPhee (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Roving Mars (Buena Vista Pictures): 100+ IMAX and other large format locations

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (Picturehouse): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

Friday, February 3, 2006

A Good Woman (Lions Gate Films): Select markets

Lake House (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Manderlay (IFC Films): Los Angeles and New York City

Something New: (Focus Features): Select markets

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

When A Stranger Calls (Sony/Screen Gems): 2000 plus locations

Friday, February 10, 2006

Cheating Death: Final Destination 3 (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Curious George (Universal Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Date Movie (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Firewall (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations release

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (Paramount Classics): Select markets

The Pink Panther (MGM/Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 17, 2006

Antartica (Buena Vista Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Freedomland (Columbia Pictures): 2250 plus locations

Second Chance (Columbia Pictures): Regional release

Unknown White Male (Wellspring Media): Los Angeles and New York City

Winter Passing (Freestyle Releasing): Los Angeles and New York City

Friday, February 24, 2006

Alpha Dog (New Line Cinema): 2000 plus locations

Doogal (The Weinstein Company); 500 plus locations

Running Scared (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

Tsotsi (Miramax Films): Los Angeles and New York City

Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion (Lions Gate): 1500 plus locations

Friday, March 3, 2006

Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (Rogue Pictures): 1750 plus locations

Deep Sea 3-D (Warner Brothers): 100 plus IMAX locations release

Failure to Launch (Paramount Pictures): 2250 plus locations release

Merry Christmas (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Pulse (The Weinstein Company/Dimension Films): 2000 plus locations

16 Blocks (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Friday, March 10, 2006

Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction (MGM/Columbia): 2500 plus locations

Battle in Heaven (Tartan Films): Select markets

The Hills Have Eyes (Fox Searchlight Pictures): 2250 plus locations

Lonesome Jim (IFC Films): Los Angeles and New York City

The Shaggy Dog (Buena Vista Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (Tartan Films USA): Select markets

Friday, March 17, 2006

Ask the Dust (Paramount Pictures): Select markets

Don’t Come Knocking (Sony Pictures Classics): Major markets

Find Me Guilty (Freestyle Releasing): Los Angeles and New York City

Killshot (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Just My Luck (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

She’s the Man (DreamWorks SKG): 2250 plus locations

Summer Storm (Here! Films/Regent Releasing): Select markets

V For Vendetta (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

Friday, March 24, 2006

Adam & Steve (TLA Releasing): Limited release

Brick (Focus Features): Los Angeles and New York City

The Child (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

The Inside Man (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

RV (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Take the Lead (New Line Cinema): 1750 plus locations

Thank You for Smoking (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Limited release

Friday, March 31, 2006

The Devil & Daniel Johnston (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Ice Age 2: The Meltdown (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

Slither (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 7, 2006

The Benchwarmers (Columbia Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friends with Money (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Hoot (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

Lucky You (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

On a Clear Day (Focus Features): Select markets

Friday, April 14, 2006

American Dreamz (Universal Studios): 2250 plus locations

Aquamarine (Twentieth Century Fox): 2500 plus locations

Confetti (Fox Searchlight): Select markets

Hard Candy (Lions Gate Films): Los Angeles and New York City

The Hidden Blade (Tartan Films): Select markets

Kinky Boots (Miramax Films): Los Angeles and New York City

The Notorious Bettie Page (Picturehouse): Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco

Scary Movie 4 (The Weinstein Company): 3000 plus locations

The Wild (Buena Vista Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, April 21, 2006

Accepted (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

The Cleaner (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

The Sentinel (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Silent Hill (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 28, 2006

Akeelah and the Bee (Lions Gate): 1000 plus locations

Art School Confidential (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Catch and Release (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Flight 93 (Universal Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Waist Deep (Focus Features): 1500 plus locations

Wassup Rockers (First Look Studios): Select markets

Friday, May 5, 2006

Mission: Impossible 3 (Paramount): 3750 plus locations

Friday, May 12, 2006

Death Of Mr. Lazarus (Tartan Films): Select markets

Poseidon (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, May 19, 2006

The Da Vinci Code (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Over The Hedge (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

See No Evil (Lions Gate Films): 1500 plus locations

Friday, May 26, 2006

Little Man (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

X-Men 3 (Twentieth Century Fox): 4000 plus locations

Friday, June 2, 2006

The Break-Up (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Nacho Libre (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, June 9, 2006

Cars (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, June 16, 2006

The Fast and the Furious 3: Toyko (Universal Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Garfield 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Friday, June 23, 2006

Charlotte’s Web (Paramount Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Click (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Johanna (Tartan Films): Select markets

Volver (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Friday, June 30, 2006

The Devil Wears Prada (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Superman Returns (Warner Brothers): 4250 plus locations

Friday, July 7, 2006

Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, July 14, 2006

Ghost Rider (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

School for Scoundrels (Dimension Films): 2000 plus locations

Super Ex-Girlfriend (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

You, Me and Dupree (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, July 21, 2006

Lady in the Water (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Monster House (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, July 28, 2006

Flicka (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Miami Vice (Universal Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Friday, August 4, 2006

Ant Bully (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

The Untitled Will Ferrell NASCAR Comedy (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, August 11, 2006

Untitled Oliver Stone World Trade Center Project (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Zoom (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 18, 2006

The Messengers (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Snakes on a Plane (New Line Cinema): 2750 plus locations

Friday, August 25, 2006

How to Eat Fried Worms (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

Yankee Irving (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Friday, September 8, 2006

The Untitled Sarah Michelle Gellar Supernatural Thriller (Focus Features): 3250 plus locations

Friday, September 8, 2006

The Covenant (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, September 15, 2006

Gridiron Gang (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, September 22, 2006

Running With Scissors (TriStar Pictures): Select markets

Friday, September 29, 2006

The Children Of Men (Universal Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Open Season (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, October 6, 2006

Barnyard (Paramount Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 13, 2006

Marie-Antoinette (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, October 20, 2006

The Grudge 2 (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, October 20, 2006

Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (New Line Cinema): 1000 plus locations

Friday, November 3, 2006

Flushed Away (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

The Santa Clause 3 (Buena Vista Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, November 10, 2006

Stranger than Fiction (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, November 17, 2006

Casino Royale (MGM-UA/Columbia Pictures): 3500 plus locations

Foodfight! (Lions Gate Films): 1500 plus locations

Happy Feet (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, December 15, 2006

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

The Pursuit of Happyness (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, December 22, 2006

The Good Shepherd (Universal): 2250 plus locations release

Friday, May 4, 2007

Spider-Man 3 (Columbia Pictures): 4500 plus locations

Friday, May 18, 2007

Shrek 3 (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4500 plus locations

Friday, June 22, 2007

Surf’s Up (Columbia Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

The Fantastic Four 2 (Twentieth Century Fox): 4000 plus locations

Transformers (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4000 plus locations

Friday, November 2, 2007

Bee Movie (Universal/DreamWorks SKG): 4500 plus locations

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Beowulf (Paramount Pictures): 4000 plus locations release

Friday, December 7, 2007

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (New Line Cinema): 4000 plus locations

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