‘Looper’ Sets September 2012 Release Date

Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in Rian Johnson’s time-travel crime thriller, which hits theaters on September 28, 2012.

Bruce Willis' Looper will be released on September 28, 2012
Bruce Willis' Looper will be released on September 28, 2012
FilmDistrict has slated the sci-fi thriller Looper for release on September 28, 2012. As of now, Looper is the only movie set to open on that date.

Looper stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt who works for the mafia in a society where time travel is prevalent. He, along with other enforcers known as Loopers, kill those who were sent from the future. However, when he notices his future self, played by Bruce Willis, he lets him go, setting off an unusual chain of events. Rian Johnson directed Looper from his own original screenplay.

FilmDistrict has also set an April 13, 2012 release date for Lockout, pushing it up a few months from its February 24, 2012 slot. Lockout will go up against Relativity Media's Movie 43 on April 13, 2012. Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, and Peter Stormare star in Lockout. FilmDistrict's soccer comedy Playing the Field, which stars Gerard Butler and Jessica Biel, will open on March 9, 2012.

In more immediate release date news, Sony Pictures has moved Roland Emmerich's Anonymous from September 30 to October 28. Other movies slated for October 28 include In Time, starring Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried, The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp and Amber Heard, and Safe, starring Jason Statham.

Looper was released September 28th, 2012 and stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Pierce Gagnon. The film is directed by Rian Johnson.

Lockout was released April 13th, 2012 and stars Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James, Peter Stormare, Jacky Ido, Tim Plester. The film is directed by James Mather, Stephen St. Leger.

Playing for Keeps was released December 7th, 2012 and stars Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Noah Lomax, Dennis Quaid, Uma Thurman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, James Tupper, Judy Greer. The film is directed by Gabriele Muccino.

Anonymous was released October 28th, 2011 and stars Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, David Thewlis, Edward Hogg, Xavier Samuel, Sam Reid. The film is directed by Roland Emmerich.

Sources: Box Office Mojo
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Comments (4)

  1. Nautical

    Bruce in action is always awesome.

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  2. skywise

    Levitt has become one of my fav actors while willis has kind of slipped off the map. However, i love movies that deal with time.

    4 years agoby @skywiseFlag

  3. thedude-abides

    Best Picture nominee in 2012 (really 2013) for sure.

    4 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  4. thedude-abides

    @movieweb Now you need to fix J. Edgar's 2012 release to it's actual Dec. 14 2011 release.

    4 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

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