‘High Gun: Maverick’ launch date pushed to summer time 2021 resulting from coronavirus

The sequel to the hit 1986 movie, “High Gun” starring Tom Cruise was alleged to hit theaters in December. Paramount introduced on Thursday that the movie will now premiere July 2, 2021.

Cruise is reprising his function as US Naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. It additionally stars Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

“We actually imagine that there is no such thing as a movie-viewing expertise just like the one loved in theatres,” Paramount’s president of home distribution Chris Aronson, and president of worldwide theatrical distribution Mark Viane mentioned in an announcement. “We’re dedicated to the theatrical expertise and our exhibition companions, and wish to stress that we’re assured that, when the time comes, audiences in all places will as soon as once more benefit from the singular pleasure of seeing Paramount movies on the massive display screen.”
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That is the second delay for “Maverick’s” theatrical launch. In April, the movie’s debut was pushed from June to December as a result of Covid-19 pandemic and world theater closures.
The information additionally comes on the heels of AMC asserting that they’re delaying reopening their theaters.