Somewhere there is a RoboCop fan site screaming bloody murder right now. Well join the club and welcome to the world of G.I. Joe. Apparently today Sony Picture‘s announced that they are pushing back the film back from it’s original release date of August 9th, 2013, to February 7th, 2014 now. (Source: ComingSoon.net)
Now in production, Sony Pictures’ reboot of RoboCop has been delayed until 2014. Originally set for release on August 9, 2013, the Jose Padilha film will now open on February 7, 2014 opposite DreamWorks’ Need for Speed.
Taking RoboCop’s place is Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium, originally dated for March 1, 2013. The original sci-fi thriller stars Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura, Alice Braga and Diego Luna. It now opens opposite New Line Cinema’s We’re the Millers.
Moving away from RoboCop’s new date is Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2. It’s now set to open earlier on September 27, 2013, up against Brad Furman’s Runner Runner and the Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger team-up The Tomb.
The big screen adaptation of the short Pixels has also been pushed back. It was scheduled for a May 17, 2013, but Sony is now looking for a new release date.
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