Sony delays Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Morbius & 3 different movies
Another studio is biting the proverbial coronavirus mud as Sony has introduced will probably be delaying the discharge of 5 main tentpole movies together with the highly-anticipated Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the second installment within the Sony Marvel Universe Morbius, the Peter Rabbit sequel and the long-delayed Uncharted, based on Variety.
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In addition to the foremost tentpoles, which all had set launch dates, Sony has delayed the theatrical debuts of World War II drama Greyhound, written by and starring Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day within the Neighborhood), the Kevin Hart automobile Fatherhood and a at present unknown future Marvel venture.
The full listing of schedule adjustments contains:
Greyhound – TBD (from 6/12/2020)
Fatherhood – 10/23/2020 (from 1/15/2021)
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway – 1/15/2021 (from 08/07/2020)
Ghostbusters: Afterlife – 03/05/2021 (from 07/10/2020)
Morbius – 03/19/2021 (from 07/31/2020)
Uncharted – 10/8/2021 (from 03/05/2021)
Untitled Sony Marvel Project – TBD (from 10/08/2021)
The listing of movies joins a rising roster of initiatives affected by delays as a result of international pandemic, whether or not it’s movies at present in manufacturing similar to The Batman or The Matrix 4 or movies that had been very close to their theatrical debuts, together with A Quiet Place Part II and The New Mutants.
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Ghostbusters: Afterlife will give attention to a brand new household with single mother Callie (Carrie Coon) and her two children, Trevor and Phoebe (Finn Wolfhard & Mckenna Grace) who transfer right into a beaten-down farmhouse in Oklahoma solely to find that there’s one thing unusual within the neighborhood. Unexplained quakes shake the city. There’s an previous mine close by that bears the title of Ivo Shandor, who constructed the Manhattan high-rise within the 1984 movie that channeled the forces of evil. Paul Rudd costars as a neighborhood instructor who’s been documenting the unexplained phenomena, befriending Callie and her children and serving to make the connection between the present weirdness and the occasions of three many years earlier than.
12-year-old Mckenna Grace (Captain Marvel, Annabelle Comes Home) stars in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, with Carrie Coon (The Leftovers) enjoying her mom and Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things, IT) as her brother. Paul Rudd (Avengers: Endgame) shall be enjoying a instructor within the movie, whereas Oliver Cooper and Bokeem Woodbine will even be featured. Original stars Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver, and Annie Potts will reprise their characters.
Jason Reitman (Juno, Young Adult, Tully) directed the brand new movie, taking up from his father Ivan Reitman who helmed the primary two and can produce. Reitman, who had a cameo in 1989’s Ghostbusters 2, co-wrote the script with Gil Kenan (Monster House, Poltergeist), who isn’t any stranger to ghost tales.