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Top Gun Maverick Pushed to December and Other Movie Release Updates

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Top Gun Maverick Pushed to December and Other Movie Release Updates

07 April, 2020

 

The coronavirus pandemic is really doing a number on the summer movie season – but I guess that just means we’ll have more to look forward to at the end of year (and in 2021).

The coronavirus pandemic is really doing a number on the summer movie season – but I guess that just means we’ll have more to look forward to at the end of year (and in 2021).

 

Here are the latest shifts in movie release dates while major theaters across the country remain closed for another two months:

 

·         Paramount has decided to push Top Gun Maverick from June 24 to December 23 (which pushes off Chris Pratt’s The Tomorrow War to 2021).

 

·         The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run will now debut July 31, instead of on Memorial Day weekend, May 22. Sony/Marvel’s Morbius exited that prime spot for March 19, 2021.

 

·         A Quiet Place Part II, which was originally being released March 20, will now open on September 4, Labor Day weekend.

 

·         Disney has decided to open Mulan on July 24, which pushessummer hopeful Jungle Cruise, starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, to next summer, July 30, 2021.

 

·         In a big Marvel movie upheaval, Black Widow will now open November 6, which pushes Eternals to February 12, 2021. That, in turn, sets Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ringsto May 7, 2021, displacing Doctor Strange 2, now set for November 5, 2021.Thor: Love and Thunder relocates to February 18, 2022, while Black Panther 2's May 6, 2022, date is unchanged.Captain Marvel 2, however, is moving up two weeks to July 8, 2022. 

 

·         DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls World Tour is expected to be largely available for on-demand rental April 10. STX has yet to re-date family comedy My Spy, starring Dave Bautista.

 

The rest of 2020 movie summer season is currently dated as follows in regards to wide releases (subject to change):

 

May 29

Artemis Fowl (now being released only on Disney+)

 

June 12

Candyman 

 

June 19

Soul 

Fatale 

The King of Staten Island 

 

July 3

Free Guy 

 

July 10

Untitled Purge 

 

July 17

Bob’s Burgers 

Tenet 

 

July 24

Come Play 

 

July 31

SpongeBob: Sponge on the Run 

Barb and Star Go to Vista del Mar 

 

August 7

Empty Man 

Infinite 

 

August 14

Wonder Woman 1984 

The One and Only Ivan 

Nobody 

 

August 21

Let Him Go 

Bill & Ted Face the Music 

Untitled Fred Hampton project

 

August 28

Hitman’s Bodyguard Part 2 

Spell 

 

September 4

The Beatles: Get Back 

Monster Hunter 

A Quiet Place Part II