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Gerard Butler’s ‘Geostorm’ Pushed Back to 2017

Warner Bros. has pushed Gerard Butler drama “Geostorm” back three months to Jan. 13, 2017.

The studio originally dated the film for Oct. 21, 2016. “Geostorm” marks the feature directorial debut of Dean Devlin, who teamed with Roland Emmerich to produce 1996’s “Independence Day.”

Devlin’s Electric Entertainment is producing “Geostorm” with Skydance Productions. Producers are Devlin, Skydance’s David Ellison and Dana Goldberg and Electric Entertainment’s Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan.

Warner Bros. picked up the project after Skydance developed it. Devlin also wrote “Geostorm,” which centers on a satellite designer who tries to prevent disaster when the world’s climate control satellites fail to function.

The Jan. 13, 2017, date already has four titles: Sony’s “the Dark Tower,” MGM-Sony’s “The Magnificent Seven,” Fox’s “Boss Baby” and Lionsgate’s “Power Rangers.”

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