PVR Pictures lines up 8 Hollywood releases in first quarter of 2011

    MUMBAI: PVR Pictures’ has lined up 8 Hollywood releases scheduled between 7 January and 18 March, 2011.

    In the running for release in India shortly, are the following feature films – Fair Game, Another Year, Somewhere, Rabbit Hole, Biutiful (Spanish), The Way Back, London Boulevard and The Eagle.

    Fair Game starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts in a story that unravels the real life story of government policies and agents working in the CIA. Exploring emotions amongst maintaining family relationships is another inspiring film in ‘Another Year and Rabbit Hole’. Also, a must watch is the adaptation of The Eagle of the Ninth (1954) which is titled as The Eagle. In the foreign language category Biutiful has been nominated for the Golden Globe Best Foreign Film – a film that dwells on the loyalties of a friendship through trying times.

    Fair Game releases on 7 January , 2011 , followed by Another Year   and Somewhere  on 21 January. Rabbit Hole releases on 4 February , Biutiful on 11 February. The Way Back will hit the theaters on 18 February and  London Boulevard on 25 February and The Eagle will release on11 March 2011.

    PVR Pictures president Kamal Gianchandani said,“Distribution at PVR Pictures will be a key focus area in the year ahead. Our selection is customized basis our understanding of the Indian market, we frequent various International festivals and scrutinizes the film being released in India under the PVR Pictures banner. This new schedule strongly sequences PVR’s movie debut dates and momentum. Our recent releases like the Twilight series and Step Up were runaway hits and in the coming year movie goers can expect 15+ Hollywood titles and 3 in-house produced Hindi titles with reputed directors from PVR Pictures.”