Paramount Moves ‘Terminator,’ Alexander Payne’s ‘Nebraska’

“Terminator” will now open against “Independence Day 2” and a new movie from “Despicable Me” producer Illumination Entertainment

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 3:06 PM

Paramount has shifted the release dates for “Terminator,” its reboot of “The Terminator” franchise, and “Nebraska,” Alexander Payne‘s latest film, the studio said on Monday.

“Nebraska,” a black-and-white film starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte, will open in limited release Nov. 15, one week earlier than previously planned.┬áThat movie is expected to contend for major awards later this year, as most of Payne’s movies have in the past.

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“Terminator,” a joint production between Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures, will open July 1, 2015, five days after its previously planned release for June 26.

The addition of “Terminator” makes for a crowded July 4 weekend in 2015, as a sequel to “Independence Day” and a mystery movie from “Despicable Me” producer Illumination Entertainment are both slated fore release as well.