A Quiet Place: Part II was slated to arrive in September but was moved to April 23, 2021. Top Gun: Maverick was slated to launch on December 25, 2020, but was stuck for another six months; it is now scheduled for July 2, 2021.Paramount also nudged 2021’s Jackass for a few months, from July 2, 2021 to September 3, 2021.
Both films were initially postponed to April but have been pushed back again as uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
“We truly believe that there is no movie viewing experience like the one you have in movie theaters,” said Paramount National Distribution President Chris Aronson and International Theater Distribution President, Mark Viane, in a joint statement provided alongside the late confirmations. “We are committed to the theatrical experience and to our exhibition partners, and would like to stress that we are convinced that when the time comes, audiences around the world will once again enjoy the singular joy of seeing Paramount films on big screen.”
Every movie delayed due to coronavirus (so far)
The news comes right after the confirmation Disney postpones all upcoming Star Wars and Avatar movies for a year, and also removed Mulan from the 2020 release schedule.
Sony Pictures has also just confirmed that Untitled Spider-Man: Far From Home sequel has also moved from November 5, 2021 to December 17, 2021.
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