`Shutter Island' Bumped To February

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio arrives for the 20th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009. AP Photo/Chris Pizzello

Paramount Pictures has moved Martin Scorsese's "Shutter Island" from an October release date to February, which takes it out of awards consideration for this year.

Studio chairman Brad Grey said Friday that the scheduling change was a financial decision.


The film stars Oscar nominee Leonardo DiCaprio. Follow Leonardo DiCaprio's Career from "Titanic" to "The Departed."


The thriller marks the latest pairing of Scorsese and star DiCaprio, following "Gangs of New York," "The Aviator" and Scorsese's Oscar-winning "The Departed." It also stars Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Jackie Earle Haley and Michelle Williams.

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Based on a novel by "Mystic River" author Dennis Lehane, "Shutter Island" follows the investigation into the disappearance of murderess from a mental institution.

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