'Jupiter Ascending' Moves to February 2015, Supposedly Because of Unifinished Effects

I was sitting in a screening of The Fault in Our Stars when I learned Warner Bros. has abruptly pulled the plug on the July 18 release of Andy and Lana Wachowski's sci-fi actioner Jupiter Ascending starring Channing Tatum and Mila Kunis. The film will now hit theaters February 6, 2015 and according to Deadline it's to finish visual effects. You can choose to believe that if you like, but I saw a massive, effects-heavy trailer for the film just last night in front of Edge of Tomorrow and this simply smells like a studio seeing an opportunity to make some money in a weaker slot as opposed to losing a lot marketing yet another effects extravaganza in a summer filled with them. Marketing a film of this sort in February won't be nearly as costly, especially considering the competition is Lionsgate's Mortdecai starring Johnny Depp and Universal's disaster waiting to be buried Seventh Son,
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