(Update 1 p.m. PST: Not to be outdone, 20th Century Fox has announced that it will release Timur Bekmambetov's "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" on June 22, 2012. Tim Burton is producing the film, which is based on Seth Grahame-Smith's popular novel. Casting is currently underway.)
Universal Pictures announced release dates for its 2011/2012/2013 slate of films on Friday.
Included are an untitled Judd Apatow comedy, slated for June 2012, and the Paul Greengrass-less and (at least at this point) Matt Damon-less “Bourne Legacy,” slated for August 2012.
Here they are, in order of release date:
>> “Larry Crowne,” a Playtone production directed by and starring Tom Hanks and starring Hanks and Julia Roberts, will be released on Friday, July 1, 2011.
>> “Safe House,” a Stuber production starring Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds and directed by Daniel Espinosa, will be released on Friday, February 10, 2012.
>> “Contraband,” a Working Title production starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale and directed by Baltasar Kormakur, will be released on Friday, March 16, 2012.
>> “Untitled Judd Apatow Comedy,” written, directed and produced by Judd Apatow, will be released on Friday, June 1, 2012.
>> “The Bourne Legacy,” a Kennedy/Marshall and Captivate Entertainment production written and directed by Tony Gilroy, will be released on Friday, August 3, 2012.
>> “Ouija,” a Hasbro Entertainment and Platinum Dunes production, will be released on Friday, November 9, 2012.
>> “47 Ronin,” a Stuber production starring Keanu Reeves and directed by Carl Rinsch, will be released on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.
>> “Snow White and the Huntsman,” produced by Joe Roth and directed by Rupert Sanders, will be released on Friday, December 21, 2012.
>> “The Dark Tower,” an Imagine Entertainment production to be directed by Ron Howard, will be released on Friday, May 17, 2013.