DreamWorks swaps dates, sets 'Tintin' for Dec. 21

Steven Spielberg’s next two movies are swapping release dates, as DreamWorks will now open its awards contender “War Horse” on Christmas Day, while “The Adventures of Tintin” will now bow on Dec. 21.

Paramount is releasing “Tintin” in the U.S. and English-speaking territories such as the U.K. and Australia, as well as most Asian markets, including Japan. Sony will distribute in all other overseas territories, principally in Latin America and Europe.

Disney is releasing “War Horse” through its Touchstone banner. New release date is designed to take advantage of the Christmas holiday, which falls on a Sunday this year.

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