Rob Marshall’s ‘Nine’ Yanked Out of November

By in October 13, 2009 • Filed in: Projects

The decision to move the release date of this star-studded musical is taken to avoid competition with ‘The Road’, and is not caused by production delays.

Those who can’t wait to see “” in theaters apparently have to wait a little bit longer. Brad Brevet of Rope of Silicon has broken the news that this drama musical has got delayed to December. So, instead of being released on November 25, it is now set for a limited bow in New York and Los Angeles on December 18, before going wide across the U.S. on December 25.

The move was made by The Weinstein Company (TWC) after the studio’s other movie, ““, finally settled on the November 25 date. TWC insisted that it was not a result of rumored production delays. The scheduled Christmas release now placed “Nine” in competition with “” and ““. 

Adapted from the 1982 Tony-winning Broadway musical, “Nine” revolves around world famous film director Guido Contini. Dealing with a personal and professional crisis, he struggles to prepare his latest picture, while at the same time balancing the numerous women in his life from his wife and his mistress to his movie star muse and his mother. It comes from the “Chicago” director Rob Marshall and the screenwriter duo Michael Tolkin and Anthony Minghella.

Headlined by , it is supported by as Contini’s wife Luisa Contini, as his sultry mistress Carla, as his film star muse Claudia Graham, as his confidant and costume designer Lily, as young American fashion journalist Stephanie, as his mother, and aka Fergie as Saraghina.  [Source]



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