Steven Spielberg’s next movie, The Fablemanschange their exit plans.
The film will now open Nov. 11 in New York and Los Angeles in a limited release before expanding nationwide on the previously announced date of Nov. 23, 2022, the day before the Thanksgiving long weekend. Universal and Amblin Partners announced on Monday.
The coming-of-age photo is loosely based on Spielberg’s formative years and his relationship with his parents. Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen and Paul Dano star alongside Gabriel LaBelle, who plays a budding young filmmaker. Williams will play a character based on Spielberg’s mother and Dano, his father. Rogen plays an uncle.
In addition to directing, Spielberg co-wrote the screenplay with Tony Kushner and produced alongside Kushner and Kristie Macosko Krieger.
Spielberg’s production company Amblin has a multi-year distribution and marketing partnership with Universal.
The Fablemans will open in theaters in the heart of awards season. Spielberg was last in theaters with West Side Storywhich was nominated for seven Academy Awards, with Ariana DeBose winning for Best Supporting Actress.