Sony Pictures has announced that romantic thriller The Tourist starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp will now be released on December 10th instead of February 2011. The film will now open against The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and The Fighter starring Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg.
The Tourist revolves around Frank (Depp), an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise (Jolie) is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path in order to mislead all those following her former lover. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Venice, Frank pursues a potential romance but soon finds himself the pursued as he and Elise are caught in a whirlwind of intrigue and danger. The movie follows the series of manipulations, as characters realise that they are merely pieces being played by an unseen mastermind of the game.
The Tourist is directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck.