Paramount announced Thursday that it is pushing the John Krasinski-helmed apprehension sequel to 2021. It used to be firstly scheduled for March however used to be one of the first excessive-profile movies to keep off its originate attributable to the coronavirus pandemic. It used to be later scheduled for Sept. 4, however is now transferring to April 23, 2021.
One other of the studio’s fundamental tentpoles for the year, High Gun: Maverick, a sequel to the Tom Cruise-starring 1986 traditional High Gun, will now initiate July 2, 2021, as against Dec. 23 of this year (or its very first originate date of June 26).
Diversified movies getting shuffled embody Jackass, which is transferring from July 2021 to Sept. 3, 2021; Sonic the Hedgehog 2, which is able to bow April 8, 2022; Below the Boardwalk, which is now scheduled for July 22, 2022; and The Tiger’s Apprentice, which is transferring from Feb. 11, 2022, to Feb. 10, 2023.
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“We no doubt imagine that there’ll not be any movie-viewing ride like the one loved in theatres,” acknowledged Paramount’s president of domestic distribution, Chris Aronson, and president of world theatrical distribution, Set Viane, in a press originate. “We are committed to the theatrical ride and our exhibition companions, and desire to emphasise that we are assured that, when the time comes, audiences all over the attach will over again choose up pleasure from the singular joy of seeing Paramount movies on the big conceal.”
The transfer at Paramount follows a identical announcement constructed from Disney earlier within the day, wherein the Mouse Apartment announced overhauling somewhat quite of its agenda, alongside with delaying Mulan indefinitely and pushing encourage planned Avatar and Superstar Wars movies.