MGM announced the move Friday, a day after Warner Bros. pushed “Tenet” back from July 31 to Aug. 12. Disney also delayed the theatrical release of “Mulan” for a third time from July 24 to Aug. 21, while Paramount’s “Without Remorse” moved from Oct. 2 to Feb. 26. Tom Clancy’s “Without Remorse,” stars Michael B. Jordan as John Clark.
Most movie theaters closed in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Major cinema chains in the U.S., such as AMC, Regal and Cinemark, have been aiming to resume business in July but studios appear to be worried that viewers may be reluctant to return despite safety protocols such as reduced capacity, social distancing and mask-wearing being enforced.
“Bill & Ted Face the Music” sees Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter reprise their roles as a follow up to 1989’s “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” and 1991’s “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey.” Their daughters are played by Samara Weaving and Brigette Lundy-Paine. The film also stars Kid Cudi, Kristen Schaal, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Jillian Bell, Holland Taylor and Beck Bennett.
Dean Parisot (“Galaxy Quest”) directed from a script by original creators Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon. Scott Kroopf (“Limitless”) produced with Alex Lebovici and Steve Ponce of Hammerstone Studios, with Steven Soderbergh executive producing alongside R. Scott Reid, Scott Fischer, John Ryan Jr., and John Santilli.