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In July 2010, Warner Bros. dropped "Inception." The following year, the blockbuster choice was "Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows: Part 2," and in 2012, it was "The Dark Knight Rises." Last year, the July anchor fell to "Pacific Rim" with "Man Of Steel" in June. And so in 2014, it seemed the studio was feeling pretty confident when they slated the Wachowskis' "Jupiter Ascending" to that primo July slot, but it looks like they've had a change of heart. The studio has now moved the film from July 18th all the way to the rather unglamorous slot of February 6, 2015. While not quite a dumping ground, it's definitely not a vote that the studio believes in this one. (This year, it was the expensive flop "A Winter's Tale" that got a similar date.) It's a pretty bold move, especially considering the film is about six weeks from release, leaving a pretty gaping hole in the schedule. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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