I actually sat and watched all 25 previous James Bond movies (yes, counting Sean Connery’s Never Say Never Again) during the first month of “lockdown” in April of 2020. So when I give my usual “this list will not be your list” disclaimer, I should also note that this list won’t necessarily be the list I […]
Universal Pictures’ Horror Movie “Purge 5” Delayed Indefinitely
The latest chapter in Universal Pictures’ dystopian horror franchise, has been indefinitely delayed. The film, titled “The Forever Purge,” was set to release in theaters July 10 and has been pulled from the studio’s calendar.
The move underscores the fact that Hollywood studios don’t expect cinemas will be able to operate in full capacity in the next two months. Theaters in some states that have begun the reopening process, such as Texas and Georgia, have started to slowly resume business. In Los Angeles and New York City, however, entertainment venues like movie theaters are in the later phases of reopening plans and could stay closed longer than anticipated.
For now, the only films still scheduled to open this summer are Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” (July 17), Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan” (July 24) and “Wonder Woman 1984” (Aug. 14).