The studio’s main reason is because they want a guaranteed summer blockbuster in 2009. Oh yeah, and they threw a little blame at the writers’ strike, too. You know, because the studio heads are classy like that.
Well, it seems that Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is going to be delayed by about 8 months. It was originally scheduled to open really close to my wife’s birthday, so she’s NOT going to be happy about this.