'Paddington' and 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2' pushed to early 2015
There will be two fewer options for family outings this Christmas: family-friendly fare Paddington is moving from a Dec. 25, 2014 release date to a Jan. 16, 2105 one, while not-so-family-friendly fare Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is moving from Christmas to Feb. 20, 2015.
Christmas is still packed with new releases as potential awards contenders Big Eyes, Into the Woods,and Unbroken all open wide alongside Seth Rogen and James Franco’s North Korea comedy The Interview. American Sniper and Selma are opening in limited release.
With Hot Tub Time Machine 2 shifting to Feb. 20, Paramount’s Scouts vs. Zombies is headed to Oct. 30, 2015. In other release date news, Fox moved Hitman: Agent 47, which stars Homeland‘s Rupert Friend, from Feb. 27, 2015 to Aug. 28, 2015, and bumped up the summer 2016 release of the long-awaited Independence Day sequel from July 1 to June 24.