Films – Bond, Uncharted and Ghostbusters motion pictures all simply obtained delayed
Hollywood has determined tonight’s the evening to shove again their slate of movies — together with James Bond’s newest outing No Time To Die, the Uncharted film, and Ghostbusters: Afterlife. No Time to Die now has a launch date of October eighth, Ghostbusters can be pushed again 5 months to November 11th, and Uncharted now received’t arrive till 2022, Exhibitor Relations reports.
Bond was the massive movie whose third delay was sufficient to pressure theater chains Regal and Cineworld to shut all their US and UK areas. It was initially slated for April 2020, then obtained pushed again to November 2020 and now to April 2021. For those who’re counting, this information marks the fourth delay. As an alternative of releasing the film on streaming, as different studios have been doing, MGM appears adamant on premiering the film in theaters — however by the point it’s secure to take action, there may not be as a lot of them.
AMC has warned buyers that it’s about to expire of cash, and different theaters additionally won’t survive previous the center of 2021. So the Bond franchise transferring to the tip of the yr shouldn’t be a very good signal.
We are able to most likely count on much more movies to be delayed as delay piles on prime of delay, since solely a sure variety of movies can efficiently premiere at bodily theaters in any given span of time.
Huge ones we’re ready on proper now:
-Minions: Rise of Gru
-Prime Gun: Maverick
Not as large, however:
— julia alexander (@loudmouthjulia) January 22, 2021
We haven’t heard from Disney but, however you may as well add delays for Edgar Wright’s Final Evening In Soho! (now October 22nd) and Sony’s Cinderella (now July 16th) to the pile.