David Twohy and Mark Plummer, APG

The marketing mavens at Universal have decided to move up A PERFECT GETAWAY by one week, from 8/14 to 8/7.  Main reason:  The 14th was always a traffic jam, what with four other wide releases opening the same day.  Sure, they were all different movies, but somebody was bound to cannabilize someone else.

Personally, I think it’s a good chess move.  The PG-13 techno-feast that is G.I. JOE opens that weekend, and to drop a twisty R-rated thriller on top of it could prove good counter-programming.   (Notice I said “could.”  We’ll know for sure soon enough.)   It also gives us a little breathing room before INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS drops on the 8/21.

Keep checking back:  I’ll be posting the APG international release dates soon, as well as bitching about Lionsgate and how they blew THE ARRIVAL Blu-ray release.



~ by davidtwohy on July 13, 2009.

3 Responses to “APG NOW AUGUST 7”

  1. Hello David,

    I saw Bruno last week here in Spain. No APG trailer in the screen. By the way, Bruno is release here by SonyPictures. Can’t wait to see APG.

    Thank you.

  2. Hello David,
    Good luck for your movie release. I’m really looking forward to seeing it !
    Thanks. Gabriel. Paris, France.

  3. Trailer was released in June and found at Uni´s official website:
    Thanks DT for keeping the next Riddick movie R-rated,keep up the fight against the big bosses, we(hardcore Riddick fans) support 100% this decision.

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