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Superman Makes An Earlier Return to Theaters

June 2, 2006 (6:58 am) GMT
Warner Bros. has moved up the global release date for "Superman Returns," from Friday, June 30 to Wednesday, June 28.

Planning to release the highly anticipated flick "" on June 30, 2006, Warner Bros. has moved up its global release to June 28.

Not without reason but the big step was taken with hopes to give the film a jump on the competition, namely Disney's upcoming sequel, "," which opening on July 7.

An announcement regarding the earlier release however was delayed until execs were sure the movie could be completed in time. And if "Superman Returns" later on makes as much money as predicted, Warner Bros. will surely move forward with plans for a sequel, due out in 2009.

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