Stretch Armstrong Delayed October 18, 2010 Armstrong’s release stretched till 2013! The Stretch Armstrong movie has been delayed until 2013. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the delay is due to the large number of Hasbo properties being released as films in 2012, including Battleship, Spider-Man, The Avengers and the 3D reissue of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Twilight star Taylor Lautner has signed on to play title character in the movie. Owners Hasbo and Universal Pictures have hired Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller to pen the project.