Fox Atomic

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Fox Atomic LLC
Founded2006; 15 years ago (2006)
Defunct2009; 12 years ago (2009)
FateShut down
ProductsMotion pictures
Parent20th Century Fox
DivisionsFox Atomic Digital
Fox Atomic Comics

Fox Atomic was a production and distribution label of film studios 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight Pictures created in 2006 to generate comedy and genre films.[1]

In 2008, following overall disappointing results, Fox Atomic scaled back its production operations and shut down all marketing divisions.[2] In 2009, the label was shut down, with films in development transferred to other Fox labels.[1]


Title Release Date
Turistas December 1, 2006
The Hills Have Eyes 2 March 23, 2007
28 Weeks Later May 11, 2007
The Comebacks October 19, 2007
The Rocker August 20, 2008
Miss March March 6, 2009
12 Rounds March 27, 2009
I Love You, Beth Cooper July 10, 2009
Post Grad August 21, 2009
Jennifer's Body September 18, 2009

Canceled projects[edit]

In 2006, it was announced that Fox Atomic was going to make one of their launching movies a remake of the 1984 film Revenge of the Nerds. After two weeks of filming, an executive at Fox Atomic viewed the film's dailies and made the decision to stop production of the film.[3][4] The film's cancellation was also due to potential filming location Emory University refusing to lend its campus to the production.[5]

Fox Atomic Comics[edit]

Logo of Fox Atomic Comics

Fox Atomic Comics was formed in late 2006 as the graphic novel publishing arm of Fox Atomic. In partnership with publisher (and corporate sibling) HarperCollins, Fox Atomic Comics produced and distributed graphic novels tied to Fox Atomic theatrical releases as well as original content. It closed, along with Fox Atomic, in 2009.

The editor-in-chief of Fox Atomic Comics was R. Eric Lieb.

Graphic novels[edit]


  1. ^ a b Fleming, Michael (2009-04-19). "Fox folding Atomic label - Entertainment News, Film News, Media". Variety. Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  2. ^ Finke, Nikki (2008-01-11). "Fox Atomic's Marketing Operations Fold -". Retrieved 2012-08-02.
  3. ^ "Revenge Of The Nerds Remake Canceled". World Entertainment News Network. 2006-11-23. Archived from the original on 2007-11-04.
  4. ^ LaPorte, Nicole (2006-11-21). "Atomic blast to 'Nerds'". Variety. Retrieved 2015-08-15.
  5. ^ "Fox Atomic Kills "Nerds" Remake". TMZ. 2006-11-21.

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