The leisure trade was probably the most adversely hit industries throughout the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While manufacturing of a number of movies was stalled, a lot of movies have been delayed owing to the lockdowns and full shut down of cinema halls. A yr after, despite the fact that theaters have reopened, the release of big-budget movies appears unsure.
The ninth installment within the “Fast & Furious” motion franchise will hit the theatres on June 25. “F9” was initially scheduled to release globally in May, 2020, however Universal Pictures pushed the venture to April 2, 2021 after which to Memorial Day, May 28, 2021, within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Action star Vin Diesel shared the brand new release date of the movie by way of teaser he posted on Instagram. “Finally! Blessed and grateful,” he captioned the clip.
Directed by Justin Lin, “F9” additionally options WWE wrestler-turned-actor John Cena, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Jordana Brewster, Nathalie Emmanuel, Sung Kang, Helen Mirren, and Charlize Theron.
Meanwhile, Universal has additionally delayed “Minions: The Rise of Gru,” the fifth installment within the “Despicable Me” franchise. The animated household movie, which was set to open on July 2, 2021, will now release theatrically on July 1, 2022.
Also, actor-filmmaker John Krasinski on Friday introduced that his much-anticipated horror thriller “A Quiet Place: Part II” will now hit the theatres on May 28. The movie, directed by Krasinski and starring Emily Blunt, was initially scheduled to open within the US on March 20 final yr however the plans have been derailed by the pandemic.
Paramount Pictures had then fastened a September 17, 2021 release for the film.
“They always say good things come to those who wait. Well. I think we’ve waited long enough. A QUIET PLACE PART II. MEMORIAL DAY,” Krasinski wrote on Twitter.
“A Quiet Place Part II” begins nearly instantly after the top of 2018’s “A Quiet Place”, and follows Evelyn Abbot (Blunt), her child, and two older youngsters — Regan (Millicent Simmonds) and Marcus (Noah Jupe) — as they struggle to survive in a world overrun by sound-sensitive creatures.
The film additionally options actors Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou.
–with inputs from PTI