Fox Announces Release Dates for PERCY JACKSON 2, TAKEN 2, and More

     October 12, 2011


In addition to announcing that Die Hard 5 (or as it’s now officially called, “A Good Day to Die Hard“) will be released on February 14, 2013, 20th Century Fox has revealed the release dates for some of their other upcoming films.  According to THR, the Percy Jackson sequel, Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters will hit on Wednesday, March 26, 2013.  The Billy Crystal and Bette Midler comedy Parental Guidance (previously titled Us & Them) is set for November 21, 2012 so it can try to draw in families over the Thanksgiving weekend.  Other dates include Taken 2 on October 5, 2012, Curtis Hanson’s surfing drama Men & Mavericks on October 26, 2012, and the 3D family film Walking with Dinosaurs has been pushed up to October 11, 2013.

Hit the jump to find out what films are sharing these weekends.

Warner Bros. action-fantasy film The Seventh Son will be sharing the Valentine’s/President’s Day weekend with A Good Day to Die Hard.

Opening the Friday after Percy Jackson is the adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s novel The Host.

Crystal and Midler’s Parental Guidance will share the Thanksgiving Day weekend with Keanu Reeves’ action film 47 Ronin, the animated adventure Rise of the Guardians, and Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi drama Gravity.

Taken 2 opens the same day as the stop-motion animated remake of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie and the horror sequel The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3D.

Also sharing a date with 3D horror sequels is Men & Mavericks, which opens the same day as Halloween 3D.

Finally, Walking with Dinosaurs is currently the only movie holding the October 11, 2013 date.



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