Melbourne (ANI): DreamWorks Animation's first-ever film produced
in stereoscopic 3-D technology Monsters vs. Aliens will be
hitting theaters earlier than expected in the US.
Monsters vs. Aliens was previously scheduled for a US
release on May 15, 2009, but will now find its way to movie halls
on March 27, 2009.The pic is being released together by first-ever
film produced in stereoscopic 3-D technology and Paramount Pictures
Corporation, a unit of Viacom Inc. Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chief
Executive Officer of DreamWorks Animation, said that he was
thrilled that the film would be releasing earlier.
“We are thrilled to have Monster vs. Aliens as the first
opportunity for audiences to enjoy this exciting new movie
experience. Moving to a March release date, which has proven to be
a great slot for family films, allows us to roll out our first 3-D
project on the maximum amount of screens as the year"s first big
event film to hit the market in this new format," Moviehole.net
quoted him, as saying. “I believe that next generation 3-D will
make our CG films even more special and unique," he added.
Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2) and Rob Letterman (Shark Tale),
will be directing the 3-D film, which reinvents the classic '50s
monster movie into a cheeky modern day action comedy. Monsters
vs. Aliens is being produced by Lisa Stewart, and co-produced
by Jill Hopper and Latifa Ouaou.