Paramount Pictures has recently announced that it plans to push back J.J. Abrams' Star Trek until May 8th, 2009. According to Variety, the studio decided that the sci-fi franchise motion picture had greater potential as a summer release.

DreamWorks' has also announced that the 2008 Ben Stiller summer comedy Tropic Thunder will be moving from July 11 to Aug. 15. Other changes on Paramount Pictures schedule are as follows:

Eddie Murphy 's family picture Nowhereland is moving from Sept. 26, 2008, to June 12, 2009.

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Renee Zellweger's horror-thriller Case 39 is moving from Aug. 22, 2008 to April 10, 2009.

David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is moving from Nov. 26, 2008, to Dec. 19, 2008.

An untitled comedy produced by Marlon and Shawn Wayans will be released on Feb. 9, 2009.

Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island will be released Oct. 2, 2009.

Paramount Pictures has not announced any change in any other films they have in production.