LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – The discharge of the a lot anticipated film sequel to High Gun has been moved to December, Paramount Footage mentioned on Thursday (April 2), the most recent disruption within the film trade attributable to the coronavirus epidemic.
High Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, was initially scheduled to open in film theaters worldwide on June 24 greater than 30 years after the unique film launched his profession as a world motion star.
The delay to Dec 23 was the most recent in a sequence of blockbuster films which were delayed, together with the brand new James Bond movie By no means Say Die and Disney’s Mulan, due to the coronavirus that has closed film theatres in the US and far of Europe and Asia.
High Gun: Maverick, picks up many years after the 1986 box-office hit and options actor Miles Teller because the son of Anthony Edwards’ pilot Goose, who’s killed throughout a coaching train within the first film.
Many of the massive films that make up the profitable summer season season in North America have been postponed.
However Hollywood studios are hopeful theatres will reopen and crowds will return in late summer season.
Paramount mentioned on Thursday that the animated The SpongeBob Film: Sponge On The Run, beforehand scheduled for a Could launch, would now open on July 31.
Surprise Girl 1984 from Warner Bros has additionally been rescheduled from June to Aug 14.