Sony Pictures has just revamped their movie schedule for next year by adding a couple of high profile projects. We’re talking about the remake of the sci-fi classic Total Recall, the Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg comedy I Hate You Dad, and Kevin James‘ latest feature Here Comes the Boom. Check out the updated 2012 slate below…
Here are the dates:
- Men in Black 3 in 3D – May 25
- I Hate You, Dad - June 22
- The Amazing Spider-Man in 3D – July 3
- Here Comes the Boom – July 27
- Total Recall – August 3
I Hate You, Dad centers on a father (Sandler) who moves in on the eve of his son’s (Samberg) wedding and promptly begins feuding with the bride-to-be. Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo and Heather Parry are producing, Barry Bernardi serves as executive producer, with the screenplay by David Caspe and David Wain & Ken Marino.
In the comedy Here Comes the Boom, Kevin James stars as a high school biology teacher who moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school’s music program. Director Frank Coraci, who recently directed James in Zookeeper, which Columbia and MGM are co-financing and will be released this summer, re-teams with the star. Here Comes the Boom is produced by Todd Garner and Kevin James. Executive producers are Jeff Sussman, Marty Ewing and Sean Robbins. The screenplay is written by Allan Loeb & Kevin James.
Total Recall is a new, contemporized reimagining of the science fiction saga. The film will be directed by Len Wiseman and produced by Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe, with Ric Kidney on-board as executive producer. The short story “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale” by Philip K. Dick served as the source for the 1990 Motion Picture screen story by Ronald Shusett & Dan O’Bannon and Jon Povill and screenplay by Ronald Shusett & Dan O’Bannon and Gary Goldman, with the updated screenplay being written by Kurt Wimmer and Mark Bomback and James Vanderbilt.
What do you think of Sony’s 2012 slate? Is it strong?
Source: Coming Soon