The upcoming sci-fi drama Story of Your Life, which is set to star Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, has been given a new name and release date by Paramount.
The film will now be titled Arrival, has been slated for an awards-season release date of Nov. 11 2016. On this date, the Denis Villeneuve-directed feature will be going up against Jeff Nichols’ Cannes standout Loving and the Naomi Watts-starring psychological thriller Shut In.
Arrival is based on a short story by Hugo Award-winning author Ted Chiang and is being adapted for the big screen by Final Destination 5 writer Eric Heisserer.
In the film, Adams stars as a linguist who is recruited by the military to determine whether alien crafts that have landed around the world come in peace or are a threat.