Beniciodeltoro_thewolfman_290 Looks like Edward and Bella will have one less werewolf to deal with this year: Benicio del Toro‘s “The Wolfman,” which had been scheduled to claw into theaters just two weeks before “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” has been pushed back to 2010.

The film, a remake of the 1941 Universal horror classic, is now slated for a Feb. 12 release, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The move is supposedly due to unfinished visual effects, though the fact that a similarly supernatural juggernaut was set to release Nov. 20 probably didn’t help.

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Universal’s move comes alongside several others, with Matt Damon’s “Green Zone” heading to March 12 and thriller “The Fourth Kind” sliding up to “Wolfman’s” original Nov. 6 spot.

“The Wolfman” follows del Toro’s Lawrence Talbot as he confronts his father (Anthony Hopkins) and his brother’s widow (Emily Blunt) about the family’s lycanthropy.

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Posted by:Andy Grieser