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'Jupiter Ascending': The release-date change loses its stigma
'Jupiter Ascending': The release-date change loses its stigma

First thing first. It didn't send a great message late Tuesday when Warner Bros. unexpectedly said it was moving "Jupiter Ascending," the Wachoswkis' return to live-action summer filmmaking, out of, well, the summer. The Channing Tatum-Mila Kunis sci-fi pic wouldn't just be a holiday release, either, instead traveling all the way from July 18 to the slower, lower-pressure February 2015. Warners executive Dan Fellman told my colleague Amy Kaufman that it was technical effects work, not any larger creative rejiggering or marketing rethink, that was prompting the delay. Whether that's a primary or sole factor is hard to say (certainly the reaction to early...

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