Fox Searchlight has set Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," starring Michael Keaton, for an awards-season release date of Oct. 17 in the U.S.
Keaton stars as a famous actor struggling to mount a Broadway play. Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Andrea Riseborough, Amy Ryan (pictured above with Keaton), Emma Stone and Naomi Watts also star.
John Lesher, Arnon Milchan and James W. Skotchdopole.
The film may be selected next week as a competition title for the Cannes Film Festival. Inarritu's films screened at Cannes include "Biutiful," "Babel" and "Amores Perros," which won the Critics Week prize.