Third franchise film will be hitting a bit later than originally planned. Originally set for release on December 18, 2015, the Ron Howard film will now be in theaters October 14, 2016. Tom Hanks is still set to reprise his The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons role of Professor Robert Langdon in the upcoming Inferno.
The book itself marks the fourth novel to follow Langdon. Published in 2013, Inferno is officially described as follows:
In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces… Dante’s Inferno.
Inferno is a 2013 mystery thriller novel by American author Dan Brown and the fourth book in his Robert Langdon series, following Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code and The Lost Symbol. The book was released on May 14, 2013 by Doubleday. It was number one on the New York Times Best Seller list for hardcover fiction and Combined Print & E-book fiction for the first eleven weeks of its release, and also remained on the list of E-book fiction for the first seventeen weeks of its release.