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Charlie Hunnam’s ‘King Arthur’ Pushed Back Two Months, ‘CHiPs’ Moved Forward

Warner Bros. has shuffled release dates on four of its 2017 titles with Charlie Hunnam’s “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” moved back two months to May 12.

The studio has moved two August movies forward: its “CHiPs” comedy, which had been set for Aug. 11, will now open on March 24, and its Nick Robinson-Amandla Stenberg romance-drama “Everything Everything” will open on May 19.

New Line’s horror sequel “Annabelle 2” has been moved back three months from May 19 to Aug. 11.

Warner Bros. has pushed back “King Arthur” several times. It had originally dated the movie, directed by Guy Ritchie, for a July 22, 2016, opening but decided to move it into the following Presidents Day weekend on Feb. 17, 2017, then moved it back to March 24.

“King Arthur” also stars Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey as Guinevere, Jude Law, Djimon Hounsou, and Katie McGrath. Producers are Akiva Goldsman, Ritchie, Joby Harold, Tory Tunnell, and Hunnam. Village Roadshow co-produced and co-financed.

“King Arthur” will open against Fox’s “Mother/Daughter” comedy, starring Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer.

CHiPs” stars Dax Shepard and Michael Pena in an action-comedy based on the ’70s television series. Shepard directed from his own script. It will face off against Lionsgate’s “Power Rangers” and Sony’s sci-fi movie “Life,” starring Rebecca Ferguson and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Everything Everything” is directed by Stella Meghie and written by J. Mills Goodloe. MGM developed the movie with Warner Bros.

Annabelle 2” centers on the demonic doll of the first film and “The Conjuring.” It’s directed by “Lights Out” helmer David F. Sandberg.

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