Following a strong response from international buyers at the EFM in Berlin, Lionsgate has moved the US launch of Summit Entertainment’s Robin Hood from September 21 to a November 21 Thanksgiving weekend slot.
Otto Bathurst directs Taron Egerton (The Kingsman franchise) in the lead role, alongside Jamie Foxx as Little John, Eve Hewson as Maid Marian, and cast members Jamie Dornan and Ben Mendelsohn.
Studio executives believe the film has strong four-quadrant appeal and is well suited to a holiday season commercial release.
Meanwhile Paul Feig’s thriller A Simple Favor has got a September 14 wide release date
Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively and Henry Golding star in the story about a vlogger and mother who seeks to uncover the truth behind her best friend’s sudden disappearance from their small town.
Jessica Sharzer wrote the screenplay.