Robert De Niro starrer 'The War With Grandpa' gets release date

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 3 (ANI): 'The Weinstein Company-Dimension' has set an October 2, 2017 release date for its upcoming comedy 'The War With Grandpa' starring Robert De Niro alongside Christopher Walken and Max Jenkins. 'TWC-Dimension' had originally planned to open the film six months earlier, but director Tim Hill revealed last month during a presentation at the 'American Film Market' that he would start shooting the movie only in February in Toronto, reports variety. Based on Robert Kimmel Smith's 1984 children's book by the same name, 'The War with Grandpa' follows the adventure of young Peter (Max Jenkins) who is forced to move out of his room when his recently widowed grandfather moves in. With the help of his friends, the boy devises outrageous pranks to make his grandfather surrender the room, but he turns out to be tougher than expected thus all-out war ensues. Walken and Eugene Levy came on board to play the friends of De Niro's character. Dimension has also set an August 25 wide release date for the Lars Klevberg directed horror movie 'Polaroid', which is based on Klevberg's short film about a Polaroid camera that murders those who come in contact with it. (ANI)