The studio had originally dated its adaptation of Dan Brown’s latest Robert Langdon book for Dec. 18, 2015.
The seventh “Star Wars” will open on that date against Universal Tina Fey-Amy Poehler comedy “The Nest.”
The book, published in May, centers on symbolist Robert Langdon as he attempts to solve a mystery based on art and literature as he did in “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels & Demons.” The “Inferno” story is centers on “Dante’s Inferno.”
David Koepp is penning the script as he did for “Angels & Demons” with Akiva Goldsman. The two previous installments have grossed more than $1.2 billion at the worldwide box office.
“Inferno” joins Focus’ “A Monster Calls” on the Oct. 14, 2016 release date.