He coronavirus continues to ruin the plans of Hollywood, which has had to postpone or suspend numerous releases due to the pandemic, and today it was the turn of Paramount, which has delayed its long-awaited sequel to Top Gun (1986) until December.
Top Gun Maverick, again with Tom Cruise He planned to arrive in theaters on June 26, but the global pandemic unleashed by the Covid-19, which has closed theaters in much of the planet, has caused the release date to be changed to December 23.
This movement has left no opening day for now The Tomorrow War, a film starring Chris Pratt and that was going to be presented at Christmas. The terror of A quiet place 2, another great bet from Paramount and that should have been launched on March 20, can finally be seen from September 4. And the lively Spongebob: A Hero to the Rescue It will also be delayed: it will premiere on July 31 instead of May 22.
The coronavirus continues to ruin the plans of Hollywood, which has had to postpone or suspend numerous releases due to the pandemic.
With the studios already in emergency mode in a situation that can leave losses of millions and millions of dollars, one of the keys now is to analyze whether Hollywood believes that the theaters will be reasonably operational for the summer, some very lucrative months for cinema and where most of the superproductions or projects that aspire to be blockbusters are usually concentrated.
Sony, for example, is not particularly optimistic and this week announced that it will skip the summer and not release movies during the holidays. Ghostbusters: Beyond, Morbius Y Peter Rabbit 2: On the Run.
Paramount retains some hope with the premiere in late July of Spongebob: A Hero to the Rescue, the same as Warner Bros. with its highly anticipated Wonder Woman 1984, which can be seen on August 14 after its release on June 5 has been postponed. The huge list of postponed or suspended premieres with no confirmed date includes tapes like No time to die (James Bond), F9 (Fast & Furious), Mulan or Black widow, among many others.