So... wow. This is an exciting turn of events. Well. Less exciting and more interesting. the following comes from the CEO and President of Hasbro, Brian Goldner:
“It is increasingly evident that 3D resonates with movie-goers globally and together with Paramount, we made the decision to bring fans an even more immersive entertainment experience”
Wow... so... it's because of this nonsense 3D. Joy. So, basically they need time to convert the film into 3D. Whatevs.
The new date is now March 29, 2013. That's a whole 9 months from it's planned release date, June 29.