Adjustment Bureau Delayed Until March, Plus More Universal Release Dates

By Katey Rich 2010-07-07 12:35:08discussion comments
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If you've been looking forward to the fall movie season as a break from the series of disappointing films to come out this summer, you just lost one light at the end of the tunnel. Universal has announced their slate for the next 6 months or so, and as reported by Deadline, the Matt Damon-starring The Adjustment Bureau has been moved from a planned September 17 release date all the way to March 4 of next year. The movie showed off a great trailer back in May and seemed set to be a classy offering for the fall, but now--poof! Shuttled all the way to spring.

Less high-profile but equally ominous is the date set for Dark Fields, a thriller starring Robert De Niro and Bradley Cooper that seemed to have everything going for it until Universal slapped it with a January 21 release date. Yes, I know that's a knee-jerk reaction, but years and years of January release being horrible say a lot. The final mystery on the list is Kids in America, post-college comedy led by Topher Grace (remember that guy?), Anna Faris and Teresa Palmer, who is now a little famous thanks to The Sorcerer's Apprentice. The movie has been completed for practically forever, which explains how now-32-year-old Grace plays a recent college graduate in the film. Why it's the kind of thing worthy of an awards season release date, though, is anyone's guess.

The rest of the Universal slate looks pretty solid-- M. Night Shyamalan-produced horror film Devil coming in September, the Greg Mottola alien road trip comedy Paul coming March 18 (perfectly timed for a SXSW premiere, no?) and a few more to add to the list. Check out the full slate below, and share your anguish over the delay of The Adjustment Bureau in the comments.

DEVIL will be released on Friday, September 17, 2010
SKYLINE will be released on Friday, November 12, 2010
KIDS IN AMERICA will be released on Friday, December 3, 2010
THE DARK FIELDS will be released on Friday, January 21, 2011
SANCTUM will be released on Friday, February 4, 2011
THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU will be released on Friday, March 4, 2011
PAUL will be released on Friday, March 18, 2011

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