Never underestimated the importance of the Oscars to a movie’s bottom line.
Just a few months after the release of the first trailer for Ron Howard’s adaptation of Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea and the announcement of a March 13 release, comes a change in date to, you guessed it, one that falls right in the awards season sweet spot, Dec. 11, 2015.
As a result, the tie-ins are likely to be moved to a later release date.
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex (Movie Tie-in)
Penguin, Trade Paperback Feb. 24, 2015
Audio: Feb. 24, 2015
Nathaniel Philbrick, Scott Brick