Warner Bros. has set the release dates for two of its 2012 summer tentpole flicks. First up, director Adam Shankman’s (Hairspray) star-studded adaptation of the musical Rock of Ages is scheduled for June 1st, 2012. The 1980’s rocker musical is set to star Tom Cruise, with a number of actors circling roles for the film including Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Mary J. Blige, Anne Hathaway, Gwyneth Paltrow and Julianne Hough.
Director Bryan Singer’s epic fantasy Jack the Giant Killer is now slated for June 15th, 2012. The re-telling of the classic fairy tale stars Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Bill Nighy, Ian McShane, Ewan McGregor and Elanor Tomlinson. Jack the Giant Killer centers on the titular Jack leading an expedition to the land of Giants to rescue a princess.