20th Century Fox has announced release dates for its upcoming films This Means War and Chronicle. According to Box Office Mojo, This Means War is set for February 17, 2012. Directed by McG, the film is an action-romantic-comedy that stars Chris Pine and Tom Hardy as former black-ops agents who go to war with each other when the fall for the same woman (Reese Witherspoon). The other films currently set for the Presidents’ Day weekend are Ghost Rider 2 and Studio Ghibli’s Arrietty which was written and produced by Hayao Miyazaki.
As for Chronicle, the film recently cast Dane DeHaan (In Treatment) as one of three teenagers who develop superpowers after they’re exposed to a mysterious substance. The film is the feature debut of Josh Trank and comes from a script by Max Landis (Masters of Horror). Chronicle is slated for February 3, 2012, and currently has no competition at that date.