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Monsters vs. Aliens to hit screen early

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Friday, September 21, 2007

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.

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