Hardly per week goes by the place a film doesn’t choose to maneuver out of their present theatrical launch window. The explanations stay apparent. COVID-19 nonetheless rages all over the world, and notably the US, so with theaters largely crippled, releasing something is an enormous danger. For a lot of distributors and studios, it’s an unacceptable danger. Now, we’re seeing movies that have already got 2021 dates shifting to 2022, furthering themselves from the disaster. Film theaters will endure, nevertheless it’s actually the one option to be made right here. Now, we are able to rely The 355 as the most recent flick to take this route with its deliberate rollout. Learn on for extra…
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Common is shifting The 355, which stars Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o, and extra, again a complete 12 months. As an alternative of hitting on January fifteenth of 2021, it’s heading to January 14th in 2022. By then, hopefully life, and moviegoing, is again to regular. Then, a crowd-pleasing movie like one this may have the ability to discover its final viewers. We will see, however hope springs everlasting.
Right here’s a bit from their story:
Common Footage introduced Monday that it’s pushing again the discharge of The 355 from Jan. 15, 2021 to Jan. 14, 2022, the start of the profitable Martin Luther King Jr. Day vacation weekend.
Insiders say the transfer comes amid a surge in COVID-19 instances and theater closures internationally.
The 355, a feminine ensemble globe-trotting spy-thriller, is directed by Simon Kinberg and stars Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong’o, Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger and Fan Bingbing.
Common — house of the Bourne franchise — holds home rights to the movie, whereas FilmNation is dealing with internationally. The film is anticipated to be an particularly sturdy participant abroad.
The plot revolves round a top-notch group of worldwide rival brokers who should work collectively in an effort to cease a plot to result in World Battle III. A latest trailer featured themes of James Bond, Mission: Unattainable and the Bourne collection.
Keep tuned for extra on The 355!