We have reached the ninth month of 2021 and the Coronavirus pandemic continues to be the great stone in the shoe for the film industry, since new release delays announced and viewers will have to keep waiting to see some specific releases. In the first instance, the reprogramming of Mission Impossible 7 and Top Gun: Maverick, but there will be three more.
According to the explanation of various means, the growth of the Delta variant in the United States prompted this new measure for Paramount Studios and Sony Pictures. These are tanks that at a time without a health crisis would have had a positive impact on the box office, but when noticing what has happened with great films such as Black WidowIt is clear that no one wants to be in the middle of an economic loss.
In the case of Mission Impossible 7, originally it was supposed to hit theaters on July 23, 2021, but then it changed its date several times, until it reached the final one: the September 30, 2022. For its part, Top: Gun Maverick will finally premiere on May 27, 2022, almost three years after the day set by the study at the time. Tom Cruise, star of both films, is an advocate that they should be seen in theaters, and that is why they will not appear on any streaming service.
+ Other films that are delayed
At the same time that the changes were announced for Mission Impossible 7 and Top Gun: Maverick, the Paramount studio also notified that Jackass Forever was transferred from February 4, 2022 to October 22 of the same year. Who also moved his pieces was Sony Pictures, since they took advantage of the gap left Top Gun: Maverick and finally will launch Ghostbusters: Afterlife November 19. In the last hours it was also confirmed that Venom: Let there be Carnage it was brought forward two weeks, on September 30.
As reported by the US sites, each of the production companies regularly consult these decisions with epidemiologists, hoping to recover the money in 2022 and not suffer harsh consequences. Following this line, Disney and Marvel Studios are at the crossroads with Spider-Man: No Way Home, but there is nothing official about a delay yet.
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