Not much is known about Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's pet horror project, The Cabin in the Woods, beyond a few snarky posters released at last summer's Comic-Con and a Feburary 5th, 2010 release date. Now, MGM is apparently so pleased with whatever the two are cooking up that they want to convert the already shot film to 3-D -- a process that has the release tentatively rescheduled for January 14th, 2011.

That's right, a full year's delay. Not the best of omens for any film. However, in the name of all that is silver lining, we turn to our trusted colleagues over at CHUD and Hitfix for their thoughts. Devin was impressed by the footage he saw in a recent visit to the editing bay, while Drew claims that the script had potential to break out in however many dimensions. Neither has seen the finished film, of course, and both admit as much, but whatever they've seen or read has given them cause to think this is a wise move on the studio's part.

January '11, though, is just the next wide-open window for the film to open. If the process is completed soon enough, and the 3-D screens are available, Cabin could feasibly open in time for Halloween '10. But for right now, it's sitting pretty on the weekend that did right by My Bloody Valentine 3-D earlier this year. Let's just hope that whatever's in there is worth the wait.
categories Movies, Horror