Lots of release date news this past weekend, so here’s a handy roundup.
First up, the big one. Rumors are swirling that No Time to Die will be delayed again. Dutch exhibitor Carlo Lambregts claims the film will be vacating its April release for one in November. Deadline confirmed the rumors stating that “several sources” are reporting the release date change is imminent. MGM has made no comment at this time.
Sony has announced that Morbius has been delayed from March 19, 2021 to October 8, 2021. The film will now open 15 months after its original release date. Meanwhile, Paramount has dated Damien Chazelle’s Hollywood period drama Babylon for a limited theatrical release on December 25, 2022. The film will receive a wide release on January 6, 2023.
Over on streaming, Hulu has announced release dates for Joe Carnahan‘s action film Boss Level and Lee Daniels’ biopic The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Boss Level will begin streaming on March 5, 2021. The United States vs. Billie Holiday will begin streaming on February 26, 2021.
Lastly, GKIDS announced that Earwig and the Witch will get both a theatrical and streaming release. Earwig and the Witch will open in select theaters nationwide on February 3, 2021, in both Japanese subtitled and English dub versions. It will begin streaming on HBO Max on February 5, 2021.
Are you surprised No Time to Die and Morbius are getting delayed again? Is the 2021 box office already in danger?