Sony has postponed the release dates of many titles including “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”, “Cinderella” by Camila Cabello, “Uncharted” with Tom Holland and “Morbius” by Sony / Marvel with Jared Leto.
“Cinderella” hits theaters July 16 instead of February 5. The delay pushes the video game adaptation “Uncharted”, originally slated for mid-July, to February 11, 2022. Meanwhile, “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” has moved back two months from April 2 to June 11 In turn, the sequel to “Ghostbusters” has been postponed until November 11.
Sony’s latest schedule change came minutes after MGM delayed “No Time to Die,” James Bond’s latest installment, from April to October 8. The film has officially moved to January 21, 2022. Earlier this month, the studio moved the Jared Leto-directed comic book thriller from March to its current date in early October.
Many expected “Cinderella” to drop its February release date because the studio had not released a single piece of marketing or promotional material for the fairy tale adaptation directed by Kay Cannon. With the “Cinderella” vacancy, 20th Century Disney and “The King’s Man” (March 12) is the only major title still running for the first quarter of 2021.
While most of the big movies set for the first few months of the year have already leaked around mid-summer or later, mainstream Hollywood studios may continue to postpone tents if coronavirus cases continue to fall. ‘increase. Cinema has been slow to return to the United States, as evidenced by the lackluster box office. Last weekend, Liam Neeson’s action thriller “The Marksman” took home the weekend with just $ 3 million. These ticket sales certainly don’t inspire major studios to try their luck on their most animated films.