The ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike is reportedly responsible (at least, according to the studios) for the recent wave of delays. There are also a couple of films that just got dated for the first time, so read on screenager!
Paddington in Peru, the third installment in the charming film series, will hit U.S. cinemas on January 17, 2025. U.K. audiences get it about two months earlier than that on November 8, 2024.
Paramount has bumped back Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two by a year due to production not yet being finished on the sequel. The Tom Cruise sequel moves from June 28, 2024 to May 23, 2025. There have also been whispers of a title change but nothing official as of yet.
The horror spinoff A Quiet Place: Day One is now opening on June 28, 2024, having moved from March 8, 2024. The John Krasinski-directed movie IF is moving up a week to May 17, 2024. Finally, an untitled animated SpongeBob SquarePants movie previously dated for May 23, 2025 will now open on December 19, 2025.
Universal Pictures has staked out June 27, 2025 for The Black Phone 2.
Warner Bros. has bumped Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom back two days from December 20, 2023 to December 22, 2023. The studio has also retitled its upcoming Robert De Niro movie, going from Wise Guys to Alto Knights, and moved it from February 2, 2024 to November 14, 2024.
Searchlight has removed its Sundance critically acclaimed drama Magazine Dreams, starring Jonathan Majors, from the release calendar. It was previously dated for December 8, 2023.
Disney has pushed back the Pixar film Elio from March 1, 2024 to June 13, 2025, while Snow White moves from March 22, 2024 to March 21, 2025.
What movies are you sad to see get dated and/or delayed? Tell us in the comments!