Release Dates

It’s quite clear that we’ll get more Marvel series on Disney+ this year than arguably Star Wars series. At the top of the first Disney/Marvel TCA session, President of Marvel Studios and Chief Creative Officer Kevin Feige gave a brief rundown of the studio’s plans. March 5 reps the end of season one of WandaVision.  Then
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In a clear sign that Paramount is committed to theatrical, but still open to the future of streaming,  A Quiet Place Part II and Mission: Impossible 7 will go on the streaming service 45 days after their theatrical release dates. A Quiet Place Part II was originally scheduled to open on March 20 last year before Covid derailed
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Sony Pictures Classics has made some tweaks to its release schedule for four upcoming pics and one that’s already in theaters. The distributor run by co-presidents Michael Barker and Tom Bernard said that Dror Moreh’s documentary The Human Factor, which opened last month in Los Angeles and New York, will go nationwide in theaters on May 7.
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Warner Bros. just announced that Taylor Sheridan’s Those Who Wish Me Dead will debut on May 14 this year. Remember, that means both in theaters and on HBO Max on opening weekend. The female-driven neo-Western which is set against a wildfire in the Montana wilderness stars Angelina Jolie, Nicholas Hoult, Jon Bernthal, Tyler Perry, Aidan Gillen, Medina
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The movie adaptation of Tony-winning Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen will hit theaters on September 24, Universal Pictures said Friday. Ben Platt is reprising his Tony-winning title role alongside Amy Adams, Julianne Moore, Kaitlyn Dever, Amandla Stenberg, Colton Ryan, Nik Dodani, DeMarius Copes and Danny Pino. The story follows Evan Hansen (Platt), a high schooler
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Paramount is moving its animated feature Rumble from May 14 this year to Feb. 18, 2022. The movie directed by Hamish Grieve is set in the world of monster wrestling where monsters are superstar athletes. Teenage Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps by coaching a loveable underdog monster into a champion. Matt Lieberman and Etan
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Searchlight Pictures, ever the believer in theatrical, has dated four releases for 2021. Their Sundance horror pickup The Night House will turn its lights on July 16. The David Bruckner directed titles which Searchlight shelled out a reported $12M for last January follows a widow (Rebecca Hall) who begins to uncover her recently deceased husband’s disturbing secrets.
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In the wake of MGM, Universal and Sony making major Q1 release date changes to their theatrical schedule yesterday, Disney is pushing a few of its 20th Century Studios releases to deeper in the calendar. It’s much delayed Matthew Vaughn directed period action feature The King’s Man is no longer going on March 12, rather Aug. 20
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The major studios waited until Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th U.S. president to make their release-date changes official. Here’s what Sony is doing. The Kay Cannon-directed musical Cinderella, starring Camila Cabello in the title role, will open on July 16 instead of Feb. 5 as expected. The studio wants to keep the
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Warner Bros will be releasing Wonka on March 17, 2023, a prequel to Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory which focuses on the candy architect Willy Wonka’s younger days before having his confection empire. The movie has been in development for roughly four years. David Heyman was always attached as producer, and Paddington director Paul King is helming.
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Paramount made it official tonight that Lee Daniels’ The United States vs. Billie Holiday is off their theatrical release schedule. We first told you on Christmas Eve that the movie was headed over to Hulu, however, it wasn’t clear at that time whether Paramount would still wind up handling theatrical. Doesn’t look that way, and I hear
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Focus Features continues its steady rollout of movies into 2021 with the release of Robin Wright’s feature directorial debut drama Land on Feb. 12, 2021, just in time for Oscar qualifications which have a cutoff date of Feb. 28. Land is scheduled on a weekend when the following movies are currently expected to open: 20th Century Studio’s The King’s
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Amazon is set to find the beat with the upcoming Sound of Metal starring Riz Ahmed which hits select theaters today before moving to Prime Video on December 4. The film marks the feature directorial debut of Darius Marder, who co-wrote the movie with Abraham Marder. Sound of Metal follows punk-metal drummer Ruben (Ahmed) who begins to experience intermittent hearing
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Update: Screen Gems’ Monster Hunter will look to put cash under the tree for whatever exhibitors are staying open on Christmas Day; the Paul W.S. Anderson movie now dated to open on Christmas Day versus Wonder Woman 1984. This will pose an interesting fight for screens with Wonder Woman 1984 given that Monster Hunter is honoring a full theatrical
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I’m hearing from several exhibition sources that Warner Bros. is going with Wonder Woman 1984 on Christmas Day in theaters and on HBO Max, same day. Warner Bros. would not respond for comment. A screenshot leaked online, and sources say it’s true. This is unprecedented for a big studio tentpole to hit streaming and theatrical at the
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Universal, which already had July 22, 2022 RSVP’ed on the theatrical release calendar, is designating that as the day to open Jordan Peele’s next horror event title. Between the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s Get Out and Us, his directed genre fare has minted a combined $510.5M WW for Universal. The news comes in the wake of Warner Bros. announcing today that Fantastic
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Universal Pictures’ Jennifer Lopez music fueled romantic comedy Marry Me is moving from Presidents Day-Valentine’s Day weekend on the theatrical release calendar next year, Feb. 12 and going to May 14, 2021. Marry Me will take the place of DreamWorks Animation’s Untitled Spirit Riding Free movie which has now been title Spirit Untamed. That animated pic will now open on
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Disney has officially pulled their 20th Century Studios’ features Free Guy and Death on the Nile off the December calendar, leaving a grim immediate future in place for exhibition which was praying to make buck on a holiday moviegoing season. This leaves Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman 1984 left standing on Dec. 25, however, everyone with a brain is betting that
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