December 10, 2016  

'G.I. Joe 2' and 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' Get New Release Date

July 28, 2011 (4:55 am) GMT
The Channing Tatum-starring film also gets new title and is set to arrive sooner than its former date, while the Brad Bird-directed movie will hit theaters later than its previous schedule.

Paramount Pictures has confirmed new release date for its two upcoming action/adventure movies, "G.I. Joe 2" and "". While the sequel to "" is now set to hit U.S. theaters on June 29, 2012, the -starring film is rescheduled to arrive in the nation on December 21, 2011.

"G.I. Joe 2" was formerly scheduled to be debuted on August 10, 2012. The current slot was originally set for the studio's other project, "Untitled Star Trek Sequel", which has J.J. Abrams as the director. With the new date, "G.I. Joe 2" will compete with highly anticipated superhero film "", which will be dropped just a few days later on July 3.

In addition to getting a new release date, the Jon M. Chu-directed film, which was previously called "G.I. Joe 2: Cobra Strikes", is reportedly retitled "".

"M:I-4", meanwhile, was previously slated for November 16 release, along with other anticipated holiday movies, such as "" and "".

With the new schedule, the film is up against David Fincher-directed drama "", followed two days later by Steven Spielberg's "", Chris Gorak's "", Cameron Crowe's "" and 's "".

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Watch: Louis Tomlinson Performs 'Just Hold On' in Honor of His Late Mother
  2. Jennifer Lawrence Apologizes to Hawaiian People for Joking About Sacred Rocks
  3. Tim Miller Opens Up on Why He Left 'Deadpool 2'
  4. Donald Trump Clarifies 'Apprentice' Rumors, Insists He Will Devote 'Zero Time' to the Show
  5. Tom Holland Enrolled in High School Under Fake Name for 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'
  6. Kylie Jenner Awkwardly Gets Turned Down When Trying to Carry Tyga's Son King Cairo
  7. Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia Share Adorable 'This Is Us' Family Photos. See Who's Missing
  8. Ryan Reynolds Wants 'Deadpool' / 'Wolverine' Crossover to Happen