Fox just announced a slew of release dates for their upcoming films including Gambit, Assassins Creed, The Greatest Showman on Earth, and The Mountain Between Us, as well as switching up the release dates for the Untitled Planet of the Apes Sequel and Fantastic Four 2. Here’s the breakdown:
- July 29, 2016 – Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates
- October 7, 2016 – Gambit
- December 21, 2016 – Assassin’s Creed
- December 25, 2016 – The Greatest Showman on Earth
- February 10, 2017 – The Mountain Between Us
- June 2, 2017 – Fantastic Four 2
- July 14, 2017 – Untitled Planet of the Apes Sequel
Hit the jump for more details.
Via The Wrap.
Fox’s highly anticipated X-Men spinoff Gambit has long been rumored to star Channing Tatum as the Cajun card-throwing mutant. Fans will finally see Tatum in costume Friday, October 7th, 2016. Tatum hinted at the release date on Twitter earlier today, and Fox confirmed soon after.
How do you say October 7, 2016 in Cajun?
— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) January 6, 2015
Michael Fassbender‘s Assassin’s Creed is now scheduled to hit theaters December 21st, 2016. Based on the popular video game, the film is set to be directed by Justin Kurzel, who recently directed Fassbender in an adaptation of Macbeth.
Fox also moved Fantastic Four 2 up from July 14, 2017 to June 2nd, 2017 and placed the as yet untitled follow up to Matt Reeve‘s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in its old release date.
Other titles announced include Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates, a comedy with no announced cast and set to be directed by Jake Szymanski, which will premiere theatrically July 29th, 2016, Hugh Jackman‘s P.T. Barnum biopic, The Greatest Showman on Earth, which will hit theaters Christmas Day 2016, and the romantic drama The Mountain Between Us , which stars Charlie Hunnam and Rosamund Pike and is set for theatrical release February 10th, 2017.
Which newly dated film are you most excited to see?