FilmDistrict has handed out a November 2, 2012 release date for the long-delayed action remake Red Dawn. The movie was shelved for the past two years, due to MGM's financial troubles. We reported in September that FilmDistrict picked up Red Dawn's distribution rights.

Red Dawn stars Chris Hemsworth, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Adrianne Palicki, Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas, and Josh Peck. The story centers on a group of youngsters dubbed "Wolverines," who fight back against a Communist invasion on U.S. soil. We also reported back in March that the Communist enemy was changed from Chinese to North Korean, with the filmmakers digitally changing all of the Chinese flags to North Korean.

Red Dawn will square off against the Paramount comedy My Mother's Curse and Pixar's Wreck-It Ralph on November 2, 2012.