Chris Pine Thriller ‘The Finest Hours’ Pushed to 2016 by Disney

The studio also gives titles to a pair of sequels to Johnny Depp blockbusters

Last Updated: April 8, 2015 @ 6:59 PM

Disney has pushed the release date for Chris Pine’s Coast Guard thriller “The Finest Hours” again, this time to January 29, 2016.

The studio announced the shift Wednesdy at the same time it gave a couple of major projects starring Johnny Depp their final titles.

“Alice Through the Looking Glass,” a sequel to the 2010 blockbuster “Alice in Wonderland,” will open on May 27 next year in 3D, and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” will arrive on July 17, 2017, also in 3D.

“The Finest Hours” had been set for an October 9 release, after Disney in January swapped its original April 15, 2016, release date with that of the Jon Favreau-directed remake of “The Jungle Book.”

The new date puts “The Finest Hours,” which co-stars Casey Affleck and is directed by Craig Gillespie, up against Sony’s action adventure “The Fifth Wave” and an untitled horror movie from New Line. It will be released in IMAX theaters as well.