Dimension sets October release date for The Road

Dimension Films and 2929 Productions announced an Oct. 16 release date for The Road, the post-apocalyptic drama starring Viggo Mortensen and based on Cormac McCarthy's best-selling novel.

Mortensen co-stars with Robert Duvall and Charlize Theron in the movie, which chronicles the journey of a man and his young son (Kodi Smit-McPhee) across the blasted American landscape following an unnamed cataclysm.

Guy Pearce also stars in the movie, which was directed by John Hillcoat from a screenplay by Joe Penhall.

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