John Krasinski’s A quiet place 2 has been postponed again. The post-apocalyptic thriller has been postponed three times since it was originally announced. The highly anticipated sequel was set to hit theaters in March, but Paramount pulled the plug at the last minute due to the public health crisis, which was still in its early stages. It was later moved to April 23, 2021, but that won’t happen as of this week. The studio now has A quiet place 2 in theaters on September 17.
With cases increasing in North America, major studios are attracting and delaying their greatest movies. We are now seeing most of the most anticipated movies of 2020 kicked further into 2021, as studios have no confidence in releasing movies theatrically at this point. Warner Bros. tries to adapt with their hybrid release model, which opens movies in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously. While the announcement caused a backlash when it was announced, it could prove to be successful as more and more studios are pulling their big movies from theaters.
In terms of streaming, Paramount has also experimented with the model. Aaron Sorkin The Chicago Trial 7From Eddie Murphy Comes 2 America, and Without remorse, all went to Netflix and Amazon. However, the studio is confident A quiet place 2 and the ability to draw viewers to theaters for an experience. The first episode was a surprise hit for Paramount after it made more than $ 300 million worldwide with an initial budget of $ 17 million. John Krasinski was initially hesitant about a sequel, but was later persuaded by the studio and his wife, Emily Blunt, who also stars in A quiet place 2 and the first movie.
A quiet place shocked viewers with its clever story and intense sound design, which boasts silence as the main factor. People were blasted on social media for eating popcorn during the movie due to the silence in the area. So Paramount wants to recreate that kind of buzz for A quiet place 2, all of which depend on movie theaters being able to open their doors in a safe way.
Disney just announced that they are pushing back many of their Q1 movies, including The King’s Man and the Bob’s Burgers movie. Many assume it is only a matter of time before they delay their Marvel Studios projects, while other major studios are following suit. It is unclear at the moment about when cinemas can safely open their doors again. However, if they do, there will be an avalanche of new movies. Variety was one of the first outlets to report A quiet place 2 moving to September.
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