'Monsters,' 'Dawn Treader' Shift Releases
"Monsters vs. Aliens," long headed for a May showdown with
"I believe that next generation 3-D will make our CG films even more special and unique," says DreamWorks Animation bigwig Jeffrey Katzenberg. "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."
There had been some concerns about sufficient 3-D theater availability for both "
Meanwhile, Disney and Walden Media have pushed "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" back all the way to May 7, 2010. Production on the
The second film of the franchise, "Prince Caspian," will open on May 16, 2008.