LOS ANGELES, March 4: Universal Pictures delayed global debut fast and furious film F9 In a month to June 25, the company said Thursday of Hollywood studios’ last shift, trying to gauge when moviegoers will return to multiple movies.
The move showed that Universal, a unit of Comcast Corp, is confident that coronavirus vaccines will recover one summer as they become more widely available in the United States and Canada, which make up the world’s largest film market. Cinemas in New York City, the second largest cinema region in the United States, are scheduled to reopen on Friday.
Theater operators such as AMC Entertainment, Cineworld Plc, and Cinemark Holdings Inc are hoping they will showcase their blockbuster movies this summer, often their most lucrative season.
Film studios do not want to release the most expensive action movies until they attract large crowds to compensate for production and marketing costs.
The next big-budget action movie in the Hollywood show, Walt Disney Co’s Marvel movie Black widowis currently in theaters on May 7.
fast and furious Since the first movie was released in 2001, the franchise about a group of street racers has soared more than $ 5 billion in global ticket sales.
F9The movie, starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, was originally scheduled for release in April 2019, but has been delayed several times.
Among other films currently planned for the summer Top Gun: Maverick Tom Cruise and Marvel’s starring Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, both in July.
After moving F9 Universal delayed release of animated movie until the end of June Minions: The Rise of Gru From early July 2021 to July 2022. – Reuters