Two major debut schedule changes to pass along from Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures. Most summer titles usually debut earlier the previous night or debut on Wednesday instead of the normal Friday date if the film is one of those highly-anticipated affairs. According to various box office websites around the web, Warner Bros. will be unleashing their sixth installment of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince on Wednsday, July 15, 2009. The previous date was set for Friday (midnight showings), July 17, 2009.
Fans should expect a new trailer for the sixth film on Thursday, April 16th. When it comes online, we'll pass along to you.
The next Harry Potter adventure stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Jim Broadbent, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Julie Walters, David Bradley, Jessie Cave, Frank Dillane, Tom Felton, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Helen McCrory, Natalia Tena, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Bonnie Wright. Director David Yates was once again behind the camera, based on a screenplay by Steven Kloves.
Paramount Pictures has likewise moved their debut of Star Trek ahead a few hours. The studio has decided to launch it ahead of schedule a few hours with 7p.m. showings on May 7, 2009. The previous date was a midnight premiere on May 8, 2009.
The Abrams'-directed feature stars John Cho, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Winona Ryder, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Eric Bana and Leonard Nimoy.