'Red Dawn' remake given long-awaited release date
Published Nov 25 2011, 08:47 GMT | By Hugh Armitage Dan Bradley
's Red Dawn
remake has received a release date.
The movie will debut on November 2, 2012, three years after it was originally shot, reports the Los Angeles Times
Chris Hemsworth, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Josh Peck and Adrianne Palicki star in the invasion film, which will be released by FilmDistrict
The movie sees a group of American citizens organising themselves into a guerrilla unit when their hometown becomes the first target in a foreign invasion.
The 1984 original pitted the protagonists against Soviet forces.
The remake originally recast the villains as Chinese, but these were later digitally altered to North Koreans to avoid insult to China.
MGM, which originally produced the film
in 2009, decided not to push ahead with the release after it emerged from bankruptcy.
Bradley worked as second unit director on the last two Bourne
films and the upcoming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Watch a trailer for the original version of Red Dawn