GRUDGE MATCH, With Sly Stallone, And SEVENTH SON, With Jeff Bridges, Get New Release Dates

GRUDGE MATCH, starring Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, boxing in the ring together, will now open on December 25, 2013.
While SEVENTH SON, starring Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, and Ben Barnes will now open on January 17, 2014, an MLK Holiday movie that year.
Info on both films below..

GRUDGE MATCH

Directed by Peter Segal, Sly and De Niro both play aging boxers planning to bout against each other for one final match
Arkin plays Stallone’s character’s former trainer.
Kevin Hart plays the fight promoter who gets those two retired fighters back for one last match, GRUDGE MATCH.
Scripted by Tim Kelleher with recent draft by Doug Ellin.
The story is about “retired boxers Billy “The Kid” McGuigan and Henry “Razor” Sharp, lifelong bitter rivals who are coaxed out of retirement and into the ring for one final grudge match — 50 years after their last title fight.”
GRUDGE MATCH is described to be in the same tone as Space Cowboys.
GRUDGE MATCH opens December 25, 2013

SEVENTH SON

Starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore, Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander, scripted by Matt Greenberg, directed by Sergey Bodrov
It’s an adaptation of The Spook’s Apprentice a.k.a The Wardstone Chronicles, based on Joseph Delaney‘s book series about “a teenage boy training to be an exorcist in the 1700s”.
Check out the official plot synopsis below..

In a time long past, an evil is about to be unleashed that will reignite the war between the forces of the supernatural and humankind once more. Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) is a knight who had imprisoned the malevolently powerful witch, Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), centuries ago. But now she has escaped and is seeking vengeance. Summoning her followers of every incarnation, Mother Malkin is preparing to unleash her terrible wrath on an unsuspecting world. Only one thing stands in her way: Master Gregory.
In a deadly reunion, Gregory comes face to face with the evil he always feared would someday return. Now he has only until the next full moon to do what usually takes years: train his new apprentice, Tom Ward (Ben Barnes) to fight a dark magic unlike any other. Man’s only hope lies in the seventh son of a seventh son.
The film’s international cast also includes Alicia Vikander (“The Crown Jewels”), Antje Traue (“Pandorum,” upcoming “Man of Steel”), Olivia Williams (“Hanna”) and Kit Harington (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”).

SEVENTH SON opens January 17, 2014


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