Universal Has Shifted Its Release Dates For Minions: The Rise Of Gru, Sing 2, And Wicked

No plot details for Sing 2 haven’t been revealed yet, though like with the first Sing, you can at least count on anthropomorphic animals belting out popular tunes. Minions: The Rise of Gru, the latest installment of the Despicable Me franchise, follows Felonius Gru getting his start as a supervillain in the 1970s. Wicked, of course, is a retelling of The Wizard of Oz from the perspectives of Elphaba (The Wicked Witch of the West) and Galinda (Glinda the Good Witch).

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Crammed A Crazy Of Number Of Easter Eggs Into John Williams’ Scene

So basically they’d made all the tributes during the shoot, and then shipped them over to L.A. and then recreated the little bar area in the backlot of Bad Robot. So basically, that happened as a little piece during the edit. And it was, again, it was all so secretive. But I, like, I had my people by that point to say when it was going to be [filmed]. So I made sure I was there to film it. And then after, J.J. was like, ‘I don’t know how you knew that was happening, but thank you so much for getting it!’

At Least One Major Part Of Black Widow Is Still Being Worked On

Black Widow‘s original release date was May 1st, exactly one month from today at the time of writing. It’s currently unclear when the movie will finally hit theaters, but luckily it turns out that Marvel is still working on getting it ready for release; namely, the score is still being worked on. In fact, a new report indicates that composer Alexandre Desplat has been replaced as composer by Lorne Balfe. So while the industry might be on pause, Marvel Studios is still working on Natasha Romanoff’s solo flick.

Pixar Is One Studio That May Not Need To Push Back Any Films

Beyond Soul, we don’t know what Pixar has planned for the future, but the studio has at least three other films in various states of production, one is set for release in June of 2021, and then another pair are scheduled to hit in March and June of 2022. If work was completely stopping on these projects, we certainly could see a need for release dates to be pushed back, but it appears that won’t be necessary.

Walt Disney World And Disneyland Projected To Lose Millions. Now It Could Be Billions

However, it gets much worse, because the massive global shutdown has been an equally massive hit to the global economy and a recession is expected to hit in the aftermath of the pandemic. This means that even once things get back to “normal,” a lot of people who might have visited the parks before the pandemic, might not have the financial resources to do so afterward. The damage done to the theme parks by the recession, combined with the closure, could total $3.4 billion.

Will Smith Pitched A Bad Boys For Life Scene Over A Decade Ago

Producer Chad Oman has been a long time colleague of Jerry Bruckheimer and has been a producer on many of his films, including both Bad Boys sequels. In the special features attached to the new digital release of Bad Boys for Life, Oman says that attempts to get a third film made started only a couple years after Bad Boys II had been released, and that in 2009, while half a world away, Will Smith was coming up with ideas for what could be in the movie. Apparently, the idea of the falling out between Lowery and Burnett that forms the core of the film was actually Smith’s idea. According to Oman…

Halloween Kills’ First Trailer Is Coming Soon, Will It Be Released On Time?

The horror genre has been in a renaissance for the past few years, and is showing no signs of slowing down. Many of the most recent hits have come from Blumhouse Productions, including David Gordon Green’s Halloween sequel. 2018’s Halloween was a direct sequel to John Carpenter’s original slasher, and was hugely successful when it hit theaters. Two more movies were quickly green lit, which will form a new trilogy for the beloved property. Jason Blum recently teased that the first trailer for Halloween Kills is coming soon, but will it be able to hit theaters on time?