Paramount Pictures has shaken up its release schedule with significant changes to the 2012 movie year.
First, and foremost, the still-untitled Star Trek sequel, which had initially committed to an August 10, 2012 release, will have to bow to the logistics of time, abandoning its boldy-declared date. However, taking its place on that date, will be the Jon Chu-directed G.I. Joe sequel, which has recently changed its name (again,) this time to G.I. Joe: Retaliation. There, the Joe team will have a four day head-start over their primary rival, Marvel's (well, Sony's) wall-crawling reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man.
On another front, it seems that the movie studio did not think that Agent Ethan Hunt could contend with Sherlock Holmes, as Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol, the fourth entry in the franchise, has been taken off a would-be box-office showdown with Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. The film otherwise known as M:I:IV will now be pushed five days to December 21, on which it takes on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
So, where does that leave the Star Trek sequel?
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