Lionsgate: The Expendables & Kick-Ass Get Release Dates

Published 4 years ago by , Updated September 2nd, 2009 at 10:09 am,

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Two big action movies that many people are looking for next year have finally been given official release dates!

Sylvester Stallone’s ultimate team-up film, The Expendables, was aiming for a spring release next year and now it’s confirmed for August. For Kick-Ass, the film that put on a big show at San Diego Comic-Con and only recently got picked up for North American distribution after a bidding war thanks in no small part to the positive reaction to the footage is now officially opening next spring.

This news comes to us thanks to a “Twitter exclusive” where we’re also reminded that Gamer, another action thriller, starring Gerard Butler and Michael C. Hall, opens this weekend.

So, without further ado, here are the dates according to Lionsgate Studios:

  • The Expendables, written and directed by Sylvester Stallone, opens August 20, 2010
  • Kick-Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn, opens April 16, 2010

I’m excited for both of these films and I’m sure they’ll be in many moviegoers’ most anticipated lists of 2010.

kick ass and the expendables release dates Lionsgate: The Expendables & Kick Ass Get Release Dates

Hopefully, some of the footage or at least a trailer is released soon for Kick-Ass as well as a teaser for The Expendables. Keep checking Screen Rant for more on both of these movies.

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Will you be looking for these two flicks next spring and summer?

Source: Lionsgate

TAGS: kick ass, the expendables

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  1. Nice!!! Very excited for both, two hard-as-hell action films one week after the other. Excellant move on Lionsgate’s part.

    Make SK Be Expendable

  2. i think you mixed up dates buddy.
    kick ass is in april

  3. I can’t wait for April!

  4. they forgot to put bruce willis’ name on the poster… don’t think he’ll be pleased…

  5. @kucina

    Ugh. THANK YOU for pointing out the mix up, sorry about that! Late night post.

    Dates have been corrected.

    Vic

  6. So is Kick Ass the first superhero/comic book adapation to be released in 2010?

  7. @Gary

    Off the top of my head, without double checking I’d say yes.

    Vic

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