After pushing back both Spider-Man 3 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Sony Pictures has also shuffled around a bunch of other upcoming release dates for movies slated to come out this year and through 2021. Some of the movies hopping around the theatrical release calendar include Phil Lord and Chris Miller‘s animated family adventure Connected, the sequel to Escape Room, Adam Sandler‘s animated Hotel Transylvania 4, the long-gestating adaptation of the video game Uncharted, and more. Read More »
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire: Paramount has decided to let Top Gun: Maverick take flight two days earlier than previously announced. The long-awaited sequel to Tony Scott’s 1986 classic will now cruise into theaters on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 instead of on Friday, June 26. Meanwhile, over at Sony, that studio has delayed the horror sequel Escape Room 2 yet again, booting it all the way back to December 30, 2020. Read More »
In this edition of Sequel Bits:
- Phoebe Waller-Bridge might come back to write Bond 26.
- The Dwayne Johnson/Vin Diesel Furious feud has apparently ended.
- Bad Boys For Life gets a poster.
- James Cameron really is still making those Avatar sequels, and there’s an image to prove it!
- A Zombieland: Double Tap TV spot reintroduces the world of Zombieland.
- Yes, of course there’s a Tremors 7, why wouldn’t there be?
- Catch a brief behind-the-scenes look at the Escape Room sequel.
- Kevin Smith says Harvey Weinstein inquired about Dogma 2 right before the sexual misconduct scandal broke.
- And while we’re on the subject of Kevin Smith, why not watch a Jay and Silent Bob Reboot clip? Or don’t.
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Even though it may have been released in the dumping ground month of January, Escape Room has become a hit film for Sony Pictures (and it wasn’t half-bad either). The film only cost $9 million to produce, and it raked in nearly $119 million at the box office. In Hollywood, that’s grounds for a sequel, and the studio is making moves to release Escape Room 2 in the spring of 2020. And if the end of the first movie is any indicator, we may already have an idea of where it’s going. Read More »