In the words of Taylor Swift from her song Exile, “I think i’ve seen this film before.” A number of studios have recently announced changes to their upcoming release schedule, shifting projects all over the calendar. Is this in reaction to the steady rise in Covid-19 cases around the world? I would put my money on it. Here is what we know:
The Black Phone – Originally scheduled for February 4th, 2022. Now releasing on June 24th, 2022.
Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre – Originally scheduled for January 21st, 2022. Now releasing on March 18th, 2022.
The Contractor – Originally scheduled for March 18th, 2022. Now releasing on April 1st, 2022.
Bed Rest – Releasing on July 15th, 2022.
The Last Train to New York – Releasing on April 21st, 2023.
Blue Beetle – Originally slated for HBO Max. Now releasing in theaters on August 13th, 2023.
Toto – Releasing on February 2nd, 2024.
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