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Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Her’ Pushed Back for Awards Campaign

Drama to open Dec. 18

Citing strong early reaction, Warner Bros. has positioned Spike Jonze’s romantic drama “Her” as an awards contender by moving the romancer back a month to Dec. 18.

Studio, which had been planning a Nov. 20 launch, will start with a limited release in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto followed by a wide release on Jan. 10.

SEE ALSO: Joaquin Phoenix Looks for Love in ‘Her’ Trailer

Warner Bros. noted that positive reactions from early screenings along with the New York Film Festival’s selection of “Her” for its closing night slot on Oct. 13.

Phoenix stars as a lonely writer who manages to hit it off with his new computer operating system, voiced by Scarlett Johansson as an engaging voice program and virtual companion.  Amy Adams and Rooney Mara also star.

The Annapurna Pictures production is produced by Jonze, Vincent Landay and Megan Ellison. Jonze directed “Being John Malkovich,” “Adaptation” and “Where the Wild Things Are.”

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