The Early Report for January 29, 2006: 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 early March 2006 and December 2007.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

Dallas (Twentieth Century Fox): Despite not having a single role cast, the big screen adaptation of the iconic 1980s television show has been set for a November 10 release date

Evan Almighty (Universal Pictures): Steve Carrell gets to play God in this follow-up to the smash 2003 hit “Bruce Almighty,” currently set to open in theatres December 22, but expect this one to move up a week or two later on down the road

The Fallen (Anthem Pictures International): Ari Taub’s World War II on a budget drama will open at the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City on March 9

Harsh Times (Bauer Martinez Studios): Christian Bale stars as a bad cop in this crime drama from David Ayer, writer of “Training Day” making his directorial debut here, opening in theatres April 28

Iron Island (Kino International): Mohammad Rasoulof’s drama about a group of people who live on an abandoned oil tanker in the Persian Gulf will open at the Cinema Village Theatre in New York City on March 31

Dr. Dolittle 3 (Twentith Century Fox): Shortly after adding the Eddie Murphy-less sequel to their release schedule, Fox has removed the film from its intended February 17 unspooling. No new date was annoucned

The Libertine (The Weinstein Company): Despite horrific reviews and anemic grosses both in England and the US during its limited run last November, the Johnny Depp-led debuachery drama will open in additional theatres on March 10

Untitled Bealtes Musical (Columbia Pictures): Julie Taymor, the Tony Award-winning director of the Broadway version of “The Lion King” is in production on this 1960s-set romantic comedy set to the music of the Beatles, set to open in theatres November 3

Untitled Friday the 13th Origin Film (New Line Cinema): We’ve heard it spoken about many times over the past 26 years, but on October 13, and yes that is a Friday, we’ll finally see how little Jason Voorhees became one of cinema’s most enduring psychomaniacs

The Whore’s Son (Picture This! Entertainment): Michael Sturminger’s drama about a young man who learns the brutal truth about his mother will open at the Quad Cinemas in New York City on April 28

Most Recent MPAA Ratings

After Sundown (Lions Gate Home Entertainment): R for horror violence and gore

All You’ve Got (Paramount Home Entertainment): PG-13 for some drug content and language

Americano (Americano Productions): R for language and some sexual content/nudity

Aquamarine (Twentieth Century Fox): PG for mild language and sensuality

Basic Instinct 2 (MGM-UA/Columbia Pictures): R for strong sexuality, nudity, violence, language and some drug content

Find Me Guilty (Freestyle Releasing): R for strong language and some violence

The Groomsmen (Bauer Martinez Distribution): R for pervasive language and brief nudity

Heart Of The Game (Miramax Films): PG-13 for brief strong language

Illegal Business (Image Entertainment): R for language, violence and some drug content

Inside Man (Universal Pictures): R for language and some violent images

The Last Kiss (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): R for sexuality, nudity and language

Lonesome Jim (IFC Films): R for language, some sexuality and drug content

Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles (Sony Pictures Classics): PG for mild thematic elements

Shadowboxer (Shadowboxer Distribution): R for strong graphic violence and sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use

Three Of Hearts: A Postmodern Family (THINKFilm): R for some language

Venice Underground (Venice Underground Productions): R for language, drug content, violence, some sexuality and nudity
Screen Counts for future releases (all counts are estimates unless specific locations are mentioned)

Thursday, March 9, 2006

The Fallen (Anthem Pictures International): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, March 10, 2006

Ask the Dust (Paramount Pictures): Select markets

Battle in Heaven (Tartan Films): Select markets

The Devil’s Miner (First Run Features): Exclusive to the Cinema Village in New York City

Duck Season (Warner Independent Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

Evil (Magnolia Films): Los Angeles and New York City

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

The Hidden Blade (Tartan Films USA): Los Angeles and New York City

The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things (Palm Pictures): Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in West Los Angeles

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

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

Shakespeare Behind Bars (International Film Circuit): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Simon (Strand Releasing): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Friday, March 17, 2006

The Amateurs (Bauer Martinez Studio): Select markets

Church Ball (Halestorm Entertainment): Utah regional release

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

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

Mirage (Picture This Entertainment): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

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

Steve Harvey: Don’t Trip… He Ain’t Through with Me Yet! (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Stoned (Intandem/Screen Media Films): Los Angeles and New York City

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

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

V For Vendetta (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

Friday, March 24, 2006

Beauty School of Kabul (Shadow Distribution): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

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

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

The Inside Man (Universal Studios): 2500 plus locations

The Lady in Question is Charles Busch (Two Lions Productions): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Lady Vengeance (Tartan Films USA): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in other select markets

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

Marilyn Hotchkiss’ Ballroom Dancing & Charm School(IDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films): Major markets

Stay Alive (Buena Vista Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Drawing Restraint 9 (IFC Films): New York City exclusive

Yang Ban Xi (Shadow Distribution): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

Friday, March 31, 2006

Adam & Steve (TLA Releasing): Opens in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Ft. Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and Washington DC

ATL (Warner Brothers): 1750 plus locations

Awesome: I F*ckin’ Shot That! (THINKFilm): Major markets

Basic Instinct 2 (MGM/UA/Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

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

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

Iron Island (Kino International): Exclusive to the Cinema Village Theatre in New York City

Lucky Number Slevin (The Weinstein Company): 2250 plus locations

Shadowboxer (Shadowboxer Distribution): Select markets

Slither (Universal Studios): 2500 plus locations

Friday, April 7, 2006

The Benchwarmers (Columbia Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Free Zone (New Yorker Films): New York City exclusive

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

A Good Year (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Lucky You (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

On a Clear Day (Focus Features): Select markets

Phat Girlz (Fox Searchlight Pictures): 2000 plus locations

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

When Do We Eatr (THINKFilm): Select markets

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Sisters in Law (Women Make Movies): Exclusive to the Film Forum in New York City

Friday, April 14, 2006

Hard Candy (Lionsgate): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

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

Live and Become (Menemsha Films): Los Angeles and New York City

La Mujer de Mi Hermano (Lionsgate): Select markets

My First Wedding (Indican Pictures): Select markets

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

Preaching to the Choir (Freestyle Releasing): New York City exclusive

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

Somersault (Magnolia Films): Los Angeles and New York City

The Sisters (Arclight Films): Los Angeles, New York City and other major markets

The Wild (Buena Vista Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, April 21, 2006

All About My Mother (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

American Dreamz (Universal Studios): 2250 plus locations

Hoot (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

Kekexili: Mountain Patrol (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

The Sentinel (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Silent Hill (TriStar Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Standing Still (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Wassap Rockers! (First Look Studios): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

The Death Of Mr. Lazaruscu (Tartan Films): Exclusive to the Film Fourm in New York City

Friday, April 28, 2006

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

Army of Shadows (Rialto Pictures): Exclusive to the Film Fourm in New York City

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

Flight 93 (Universal Studios): 2000 plus locations

Harsh Times (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

Haven (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Killer Diller (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

RV (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Say Uncle (TLA Releasing): Los Angeles and New York City

Stick It (Buena Vista Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Waist Deep (Focus Features): 1500 plus locations

Wassup Rockers (First Look Studios): Select markets

The Whore’s Son (Picture This! Entertainment): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Friday, May 5, 2006

American Haunting (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

In the Land of Women (Warner Independent Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

The King (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

Mission: Impossible 3 (Paramount): 3750 plus locations

The Proposition (First Look Studios): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Friday, May 12, 2006

Dead Man’s Shoes (Magnolia Films): Los Angeles and New York City

Goal! The Dream Begins (Buena Vista Pictures): 1750 plus locations

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

Poseidon (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, May 19, 2006

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

Over The Hedge (DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

See No Evil (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

Friday, May 26, 2006

Confetti (Fox Searchlight): Select markets

Little Man (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

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

Friday, June 2, 2006

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

Loverboy (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

Nacho Libre (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Twelve and Holding (IFC Films): New York City exclusive

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

The Omen (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Friday, June 9, 2006

Cars (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Only Human (Magnolia Films): Major markets

A Prarie Home Companion (Picturehouse): Major markets

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

The Heart of the Game (Miramax Films): Los Angeles, New York City and Seattle

Friday, June 16, 2006

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

The Lake House (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Friday, June 23, 2006

Click (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Garfield’s A Tail of Two Kitties (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 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

A Scanner Darkly (Warner Independent Pictures): Select markets

Friday, July 14, 2006

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

School for Scoundrels (Dimension Films): 2000 plus locations

You, Me and Dupree (Universal Studios): 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

Brothers of the Head (IFC Films): Select markets

Flicka (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Miami Vice (Universal Studios): 3500 plus locations

Friday, August 4, 2006

The Ant Bully (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

The Groomsmen (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, August 11, 2006

Accepted (Universal Studios): 2000 plus locations

Beer League (Echo Bridge Entertainment): Limited release

The Visiting (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

World Trade Center (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Zoom (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 18, 2006

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

Stormbreaker (The Weinstein Company): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 25, 2006

DOA: Dead or Alive (The Weinstein Company): 2250 plus locations

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

Yankee Irving (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Friday, September 1, 2006

The Return (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

I Could Never Be Your Woman (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

Jackass 2 (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, September 22, 2006

For Your Consideration (Warner Independent Pictures): Select markets

Grindhouse (The Weinstein Company): 2750 plus locations

Running With Scissors (TriStar Pictures): Select markets

Friday, September 29, 2006

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

The Last Kiss (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Open Season (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Friday, October 6, 2006

Barnyard (Paramount Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, October 13, 2006

Infamous (Warner Independent Pictures): Select markets

Marie-Antoinette (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Sunshine (Twentieth Century Fox): 3000 plus locations

Untitled Friday the 13th Origin Film (New Line Cinema): 2750 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 (DreamWorks SKG): 3500 plus locations

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

Untitled Bealtes Musical (Columbia Pictures): Select markets

Friday, November 10, 2006

Dallas (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Stranger than Fiction (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, November 17, 2006

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

Happy Feet (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

The Painted Veil (Warner Independent Pictures): Select markets

Friday, December 15, 2006

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

Meet the Robinsons (Buena Vista Pictures): 3850 locations

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

Wednesday, December 20, 2006

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

Friday, December 22, 2006

Dreamgirls (Dreamworks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Evan Almighty (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

The Good Shepherd (Universal Pictures): 2250 plus locations release

A Night at the Museum (Twentieth Century Fox): 3000 plus locations

Monday, December 25, 2006

Rogue (Dimension Films): 1500 plus locations

Friday, January 19, 2007

The Messengers (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 9, 2007

Rocky Balboa (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 16, 2007

Ghost Rider (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, May 4, 2007

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

Friday, May 18, 2007

Shrek 3 (DreamWorks SKG): 4500 plus locations

Friday, May 25, 2007

Used Guys (Twentieth Century Fox): 4000 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 (DreamWorks SKG): 4000 plus locations

Friday, November 2, 2007

Bee Movie (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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