The Early Report for March 20, 2006: Part Two

This second part of the Early Report highlights the newest release date changes and additions, as well as estimated screen counts for all films scheduled for release between mid-April 2006 and Summer 2009.

Most Recent Release Date Changes and Additions

Freedom Writers (Paramount Pictures): Hilary Swank’s first attempt to become only the second woman to win three Oscars, playing a real life teacher who helped a group of troubled students, is set to open in theatres January 12, although our money is on an awards qualifying run sometime in December
Screen Counts for future releases (all counts are estimates unless specific locations are mentioned)

Friday, April 21, 2006

The Almost Guys (Karma Films): Exclusive to Laemmle’s Monica 4 in Santa Monica

American Dreamz (Universal Studios): 2250 plus locations

The Celestine Prophecy (Celestine Films): Opens in Baltimore, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, Seattle and Tampa/St. Petersburg

Haven (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Hoot (New Line Cinema): 2250 plus locations

In Her Line of Fire (here! Films/Regent Releasing): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Mongolian Ping Pong (First Run Features): Opens at the Varsity Theatre in Ashland OR and the ImaginAsian Theatre in New York City

The Sentinel (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Silent Hill (TriStar Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Somersault (Magnolia Films): Opens at Landmark’s Sunshine Cinemas in New York City and Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Standing Still (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

Stick It (Buena Vista Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Wednesday, April 26, 2006

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

Three Times (IFC Films): New York City exclusive

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Alternative Freedom (Project Free Zarathustra): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, April 28, 2006

Akeelah and the Bee (Lions Gate): 2000 plus locations

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

Art School Confidential (Sony Pictures Classics): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

Brooklyn Rules (Hannover House): Select markets

Guys and Balls (Regent Releasing): Exclusive to the Quad Cinemas in New York City

Killer Diller (Freestyle Releasing): Select markets

The Lost City (Magnolia Pictures): Select markets

RevoLOUtion (God Inc.): Exclusive to Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

RV (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

United 93 (Universal Studios): 2000 plus locations

Water (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in Los Angeles

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

Undated April 2006

District 13 (Magnolia Films): Select markets

Undated Spring 2006

The Last Kiss (DreamWorks Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Thursday, May 4, 2006

How I Killed a Saint (Red Diaper Productions): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, May 5, 2006

American Haunting (Freestyle Releasing): 2000 plus locations

Crazy Like a Fox (Delphi Films): Exclusive to the Union Square 14 in New York City

Down in the Valley (THINKFilm): Opens at the Angelika Film Center in New York City and in additional locations in select markets

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

Mission: Impossible 3 (Paramount): 3750 plus locations

The Promise (Warner Independent Pictures): Los Angeles and New York City

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

Sketches of Frank Gehry (Sony Pictures Classics): Los Angeles and New York City

Wah Wah (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Russian Dolls (IFC Films): Select markets

Thursday, May 11, 2006

Light from the East (LFE Productions): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, May 12, 2006

Alpha Dog (New Line Cinema): 2000 plus locations

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

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

Keeping Up with the Steins (Miramax Films): Select markets

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

Poseidon (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Shadowboxer (Lee Daniels Films): Select markets

Friday, May 19, 2006

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

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

Lemming (Strand Releasing): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Over The Hedge (DreamWorks Pictures): 3500 plus locations

See No Evil (Lionsgate): 1500 plus locations

Twelve and Holding (IFC Films): Select markets

Friday, May 26, 2006

Lower City (Palm Pictures): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

X-Men: The Last Stand (Twentieth Century Fox): 4000 plus locations

Friday, June 2, 2006

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

The Conrad Boys (Newport Films): Exclusive to Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood

Harsh Times (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

Loverboy (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

Nacho Libre (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

The Way of the Peaceful Warrior (Lionsgate): Select markets

Tuesday, June 6, 2006

The Omen (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Thursday, June 8, 2006

Psychopathia Sexualis (Kino International): Exclusive to the Two Boots Pioneer Theatre in New York City

Friday, June 9, 2006

Cars (Buena Vista Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul (Strand Releasing): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Only Human (Magnolia Films): Major markets

A Prarie Home Companion (Picturehouse): Major markets

Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding (THINKFilm): 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: Toyko Drift (Universal Studios): 3750 plus locations

The Lake House (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Wordplay (IFC Films): Select markets

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man (Lionsgate): Select markets

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

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

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

Wassup Rockers (First Look Pictures): Exclusive to the Angelika Film Center in New York City

Waist Deep (Focus Features): 1500 plus locations

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Strangers with Candy (THINKFilm): New York City exclusive

Who Killed the Electric Carr (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

Undated June 2006

The Alibi (Alibi Productions): Select markets

Wednesday, July 5, 2006

Little Man (Columbia Pictures): 2500 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

Pathfinder (Twentieth Century Fox): 2250 plus locations

Pulse (The Weinstein Company): 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

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

The U.S. vs. John Lennon (Lionsgate): Select markets

Friday, July 28, 2006

Brothers of the Head (IFC Films): Select markets

I Could Never Be Your Woman (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): Select markets
John Tucker Must Die (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

Little Miss Sunshine (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Select markets

Miami Vice (Universal Studios): 3500 plus locations

Friday, August 4, 2006

The Ant Bully (Warner Brothers): 3500 plus locations

Apocalypto (Touchstone Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Fearless (Focus Features): 1000 plus locations

Fragile (Bauer Martinez Studios): 1000 plus locations

The Groomsmen (Bauer Martinez Studios): Select markets

The Science of Sleep (Warner Independent Pictures): 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 Reaping (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

World Trade Center (Paramount Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Zoom (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, August 18, 2006

Clerks II (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2000 plus locations

Factotum (IFC Films): Select markets

The Night Listener (Miramax Films): 1000 plus locations

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

Trust the Man (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Major markets

Friday, August 25, 2006

Beerfest (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Crossover (Columbia Pictures): 1750 plus locations

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

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

Idlewild (Universal Pictures): 1500 plus locations

Pan’s Labyrinth (Picturehouse): Select markets

Undated August 2006

The Descent (Lionsgate): Select markets

Half Nelson (THINKFilm): Los Angeles and New York City

Undated Summer 2006

Confetti (Fox Searchlight): Select markets

Flags of our Fathers (DreamWorks Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Lies and Alibis (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Friday, September 1, 2006

Crank (Lionsgate): 2350 plus locations

The Return (Focus Features): 2850 plus locations

Stormbreaker (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 3000 plus locations

This Film Is Not Yet Rated (IFC Films): Select markets

Friday, September 8, 2006

The Covenant (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Friday, September 15, 2006

Gridiron Gang (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Jackass 2 (Paramount Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Pierrepoint (IFC Films): Select markets

Yankee Irving (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

Friday, September 22, 2006

For Your Consideration (Warner Independent Pictures): Select markets

Running With Scissors (TriStar Pictures): Select markets

Friday, September 29, 2006

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

The Guardian (Touchstone Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Open Season (Columbia Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Undated September 2006

The Good German (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Lucky You (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Stay (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Friday, October 6, 2006

Babel (Paramount Classics): Select theatres

Barnyard (Paramount Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (New Line Cinema): 3150 plus locations

Friday, October 13, 2006

The Black Dahlia (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

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

Flicka (Twentieth Century Fox): 2000 plus locations

The Prestige (Touchstone Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Friday, October 27, 2006

Saw III (Lionsgate): 3250 plus locations

Undated October 2006

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Undated Fall 2006

Awake (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2150 plus locations

Blind Guy Driving (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Facing the Giants (Samuel Goldwyn Films): Select markets

Killshot (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2500 plus locations

Zodiac (Paramount Pictures): 3150 plus locations

Friday, November 3, 2006

The Flock (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): 2000 plus locations

Flushed Away (DreamWorks Pictures): 3500 plus locations

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

Untitled Bealtes Musical (Columbia Pictures): Select markets

Friday, November 10, 2006

A Good Year (Twentieth Century Fox): 2750 plus locations

The Hoax (Miramax Films): 2000 plus locations

Stranger than Fiction (Columbia Pictures): 2000 plus locations

We Are Marshall (Warner Brothers Pictures): 2500 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

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

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Deja Vu (Touchstone Pictures): 3250 plus locations

Let’s Go to Prison (Universal Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Undated November 2006

The Departed (Warner Brothers): 3000 plus locations

Friday, December 1, 2006

Grindhouse (The Weinstein Company): 2000 plus locations

Music and Lyrics By (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Nativity (New Line Cinema): Platform release

Van Wilder II: The Rise of Taj (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Friday, December 8, 2006

The Holiday (Columbia Pictures): 2675 plus locations

Friday, December 15, 2006

Eragon (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus 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

Bug (Lionsgate) Los Angeles and New York City

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

The Good Shepherd (Universal Pictures): 2250 plus locations

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

Monday, December 25, 2006

Rogue (Dimension Films): 1500 plus locations

Undated December 2006

The Blood Diamond (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Dreamgirls (DreamWorks Pictures): Platform release

Stalking Santa (Cosmic Pictures): Utah regional release

Unaccompanied Minors (Warner Brothers): 2000 plus locations

Undated Fourth Quarter 2006

The Fountain (Warner Brothers): Platform release

Undated 2006

Beneath (Paramount Classics): Platform release

Black Snake Moan (Paramount Classics): 1000 plus locations

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

The History Boys (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

House of Sand (Sony Pictures Classics): Platform release

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

The Italian (Sony Picutres Classics): Platform release

The Last King of Scotland (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

Margaret (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

The Namesake (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

Notes on a Scandal (Fox Searchlight Pictures): Platform release

Red Sun, Black Sand (DreamWorks Pictures/Paramount Pictures): Platform release

Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles (Sony Pictures Classics): Platform release

Young Hannibal (The Weinstein Company/MGM): 2750 plus locations

Friday, January 12, 2007

Freedom Writers (Paramount Pictures): 2000 plus locations

No Place Like Home (Columbia Pictures): 2250 plus locations

Friday, January 19, 2007

The Messengers (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Steppin’ (Screen Gems): Select markets

Friday, February 2, 2007

Frost Bite (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Friday, February 9, 2007

Primeval (Touchstone Pictures): 2000 plus locations

Rocky Balboa (Columbia Pictures): 2500 plus locations

Superhero! (Dimension Films): 3150 plus locations

Friday, February 16, 2007

Bridge to Terabithia (Walt Disney Pictures): 2750 plus locations

Ghost Rider (Columbia Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Undated February 2007

The Darwin Awards (Bauer Martinez Studios/MGM): Select markets

Friday, March 9, 2007

Wild Hogs (Touchstone Pictures): 2650 plus locations

Friday, March 30, 2007

Meet the Robinsons (Buena Vista Pictures): 3850 locations

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Undated First Quarter 2007

August Rush (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

The Brave One (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

Michael Clayton (Warner Brothers): 2000 plus locations

Mostly Martha (Warner Brothers): 2000 plus locations

Mr. Brooks (MGM): 2000 plus locations

Sanctum (Warner Brothers): 2500 plus locations

300 (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Friday April 7, 2007
Mimzy (New Line Cinema): 3000 plus locations

Undated April 2007

Nancy Drew: The Mystery in Hollywood Hills (Warner Brothers): 2750 plus locations

Friday, May 4, 2007

Spider-Man 3 (Columbia Pictures): 4250 plus locations

Friday, May 18, 2007

Shrek 3 (DreamWorks Pictures): 4500 plus locations

Friday, May 25, 2007

Pirates of the Caribbean 3 (Buena Vista Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Friday, June 15, 2007

Used Guys (Twentieth Century Fox): 3500 plus locations

Friday, June 22, 2007

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

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Evan Almighty (Universal Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Friday, June 29, 2007

Ratatouille (Pixar/Buena Vista Pictures): 3750 plus locations

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

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

Transformers (DreamWorks Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Undated July 2007

10,000 B.C. (Warner Brothers): 4250 plus locations

Friday, August 3, 2007

Underdog (Buena Vista Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Undated Summer 2007

Hairspray (New Line Cinema): 2500 plus locations

MEG (New Line Cinema): 2750 plus locations

Project 880 (Twentieth Century Fox): 4250 plus locations

Rush Hour 3 (New Line Cinema): 3500 plus locations

Sin City 2 (Dimension Films): 3000 plus locations

Friday, November 2, 2007

Bee Movie (DreamWorks Pictures): 4500 plus locations

Enchanted (Walt Disney Pictures): 3000 plus locations

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Beowulf (Paramount Pictures): 4000 plus locations

Friday, December 7, 2007

His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass (New Line Cinema): 3750 plus locations

Friday, December 14, 2007

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Buena Vista Pictures): 3850 plus locations

Undated 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Warner Brothers): 3750 plus locations

The Wicker Man (Warner Brothers): 2000 plus locations

Undated 2008

Where the Wild Things Are (Warner Brothers): 3250 plus locations

Undated Summer 2009

Battle Angel (Twentieth Century Fox): 4250 plus locations

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