The company announced release dates for its entire 2009 slate today [January 12], which CEO James Schamus called 'the most diverse line-up in the company's history.'
Cary Joji Fukunaga's immigration thriller Sin Nombre will open in select cities on March 20 following its world premiere at Sundance. It stars Paulina Gaitan, Edgar Flores, Kristyan Ferrer, among others.
Meanwhile the Sam Mendes comedy Away We Go featuring an ensemble that includes John Krasinski, Jeff Daniels, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney and Catherine O'Hara will launch on June 5.
Jim Jarmusch's drama The Limits Of Control starring Isaach De Bankole and an all-star supporting cast opens on May 22.
As previously announced, LAIKA Entertainment's stop-motion 3D feature Coraline from Henry Selick featuring the voices of Dakota Fanning, Ian McShane, Teri Hatcher, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will go out on February 6 simultaneously in 3D and 2D and will mark Focus' first animated release to date.
Ang Lee's comedy Taking Woodstock starring Demetri Martin, Emile Hirsch, Imelda Staunton and Liev Schreiber opens in select cities on August 14.
Shane Acker's animated fantasy epic 9 produced by Tim Burton, Timur Bekmambetov and Jim Lemley features a voice cast that includes Elijah Wood, Jennifer Connelly, Crispin Glover, Martin Landau, Christopher Plummer, and John C Reilly and opens on September 9, or 9/9/09.