Universal Pictures is once again pushing back the release date of its big-budget monster movie “The Wolf Man,” now to Feb. 12, some three months after the studio last planned to debut the remake directed by Joe Johnston and staring Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt and Anthony Hopkins.
This is the fourth release date for the picture, which has had a rocky history with extensive re-shoots earlier this year and a switch of directors early on in the project when Mark Romanek left over budgetary issues.
The first release date for the picture, which cost about $112 million, was Feb. 9, 2009. Universal then pushed it back to April 3, and then again to Nov. 6. [Read more…]