‘Dune’ launch date reportedly pushed again to October 2021
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The movie from Warner Bros. and and Legendary Photos has already had its launch pushed again because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was initially slated to open in film theaters subsequent month.
Deadline reported that the postponed date coincides with launch of Warner Bros.’ “The Batman,” which means that the comedian e book film’s launch might even have a brand new date.
“Dune” is the most recent would-be blockbuster to see its launch pushed again. On Friday, the producers behind “No Time to Die,” the most recent James Bond film, stated that it could open in theaters in April 2021, a 12 months after its unique launch date.
Cineworld, which owns Regal Cinemas, stated this weekend it could shut all of its U.Okay. and U.S. theaters in response to lagging ticket gross sales and the delayed releases of blockbusters.
A consultant for Warner Bros. didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from CNBC.
Denis Villeneuve is directing this newest adaptation of Frank Herbert’s influential Sixties sci-fi novel. The movie stars Timothee Chalamet, Oscar Isaac and Zendaya, amongst others.
Learn extra about “Dune” right here.