The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had a serious impact on the leisure business, with the discharge of lots of this yr’s huge motion pictures delayed and postponed. It has additionally affected the manufacturing of varied movies that had been set for a 2021 launch. One of those is the DC film The Batman, and it now been confirmed that it will likely be launched 4 months later than deliberate.
As reported by Deadline, The Batman was set to hit theaters on June 25, 2021. However, it’ll now arrive on October 1. The movie was a number of weeks into manufacturing in London earlier than shooting was suspended in March. The web site notes that solely 1 / 4 of the film is shot, and that director Matt Reeves plans to return to London to renew manufacturing as soon as it’s secure to take action.
The Batman stars Robert Pattinson as Bruce Wayne, with Colin Farrell because the Penguin, Paul Dano because the Riddler, Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, and Andy Serkis as Alfred. Official photos of the new-look Batmobile had been launch in March, shortly earlier than manufacturing was halted.
The Batman is not the one DC film that has had been given a brand new launch date. The long-in-development standalone Flash film has moved ahead a month, to June 3, 2022, whereas Shazam 2 has been pushed from April 2022 to November that yr. In addition, the prequel to traditional TV present The Sopranos, titled The Many Saints of Newark, was initially set to hit theaters on September 25 this yr, however will now arrive on March 12, 2021.
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