The sequel is among numerous Hollywood event pics delayed amid the coronavirus pandemic and widespread theater closures.
John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place Part II has carved out a new release date in theaters: Sept. 4.
The Paramount movie was originally set to hit the big screen in late March, but was among numerous Hollywood event pics delayed amid the novel coronavirus pandemic and unprecedented theater closures.
By March 20, virtually all cinemas were closed across the U.S., as well as in numerous markets overseas, including China. It’s not yet clear when they may reopen; many suspect the blackout could last through May and into June.
The sequel to the 2018 silent blockbuster A Quiet Place had been set to hit theaters March 20 in North America, combined with a day-and-date release in numerous foreign markets.
Krasinski wrote and directed the film, which stars original castmembers Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. Series newcomers include Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou.
Due to the coronavirus outbrreak, the release date for ‘A Quite Place II’ has been changed. No new release date has been set. Read more at Variety.
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt’s thriller “A Quiet Place Part II” has been delayed amid concerns around an escalating coronavirus pandemic.
The film, which is released by Paramount Pictures, was slated to roll out internationally on March 18, with a U.K. debut scheduled for March 19 and a North American release set for March 20.
Paramount has not set a new release date for the film yet.
“After much consideration, and in light of the ongoing and developing situation concerning coronavirus and restrictions on global travel and public gatherings, Paramount Pictures will be moving the worldwide release of ‘A Quiet Place Part II,’” the studio said in a statement Thursday. “We believe in and support the theatrical experience, and we look forward to bringing this film to audiences this year once we have a better understanding of the impact of this pandemic on the global theatrical marketplace.”
Krasinski also released a statement that reads, “One of the things I’m most proud of is that people have said our movie is one you have to see all together. Well due to the ever-changing circumstances of what’s going on in the world around us, now is clearly not the right time to do that. As insanely excited as we are for all of you to see this movie .. I’m gonna wait to release the film till we CAN all see it together! So here’s to our group movie date! See you soon!”
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