MUMBAI: Fox Star Studios will be releasing six movies in the next five months.
While the studio has already released films like My Name Is Khan, Date Night, The A-Team (India box office gross – Rs 110 million) and Knight And Day (India box office gross – Rs 160 million) in 2010, the movies that are lined for release later this year are Predators, Avatar (re-release), Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Unstoppable, The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and Gulliver’s Travels.
Additionally, Fox Star Studios will also be releasing The A-Team and Knight And Day in Tamil and Telugu.
Fox Star Studios India CEO Vijay Singh said, “We are thankful to our exhibitors, sub-distributors, brand partners and the media for working with us in making our films a huge success, all of which has contributed to make Fox Star the No.1 Hollywood studio in India. We have a very exciting line up ahead and with their continued support, we hope to increase the appeal for Hollywood content and ensure that it reaches out to a larger audience base and thereby help increase the share of Hollywood in India.”
Predators is slated for release on 6 August and is directed by Nimrod Antal. The movie stars Oscar-winner Adrien Brody along with Laurence Fishburne, Topher Grace Alice Braga and Walton Goggins. The film will be released in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages.
James Cameron’s Avatar will be re-released in theatres worldwide on 27 August exclusively in Digital 3D and Imax 3D. The film is the biggest Hollywood film of all time in India, grossing Rs 1.30 billion (Rs 130 crore. This version of Avatar will feature eight minutes of additional never before seen footage including new creatures and action scenes.
Releasing next on 24 September is Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, which is directed by Oliver Stone. The film is a sequel to the 1987 Academy Award-winning film Wall Street. Set in New York City, the film takes place 23 years after the original, revolving around the 2008 financial crisis. Michael Douglas reprises his role as Gordon Gekko in the film that also stars Shia LaBeouf, Josh Brolin, Carey Mulligan, and Frank Langella in supporting roles.
The studio will release Tony Scott’s action film Unstoppable on 12 November. The film stars Denzel Washington and Chris Pine.
On 10 December Fox Star Studios will release The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader in 3D. The movie will be released with around 1000 prints in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. It is directed by Michael Apted and stars Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, Ben Barnes and Will Poulter.
31 December will see the release of Gulliver’s Travels in 3D. The live-action family adventure is directed by Rob Letterman and stars Jack Black and Catherine Tate.