'Deadpool 3' and 'Captain America New World Order' release dates pushed back – Hollywood Reporter

summer tentpole deadpool 3 will arrive in theaters a little later than originally anticipated as part of a slate shift for Marvel Studios. Disney announced late Wednesday that the high-profile threequel will now open at the domestic box office on July 26, 2024, instead of May 3, 2024.

Captain America: New World OrderThe earlier date, which was July, has been extended by nine months to February 14, 2025.

In other moves, Marvel's anti-hero-centric film from lightningStarring Florence Pugh and Sebastian Stan, has been moved to July 25, 2025 (pushed back from December 20, 2024). bladeStarring Mahershala Ali, it is delayed by nine months to November 7, 2025 (pushed back from February 14, 2025). Both blade And from lightning They were planning to begin production this summer, but did not have the script ready in time, so they shut down work amid the writers' strike in May.

At this stage, Marvel now only has one film on the 2024 calendar (dead pool), which could help make the film feel special in an era in which few superhero projects have been challenged at the box office. Marvel has four features in 2024 (including Fantastic Fourwas previously scheduled for May 5, 2024).

In non-Marvel changes, Disney insisted Mufasa: The Lion King Until December 20, 2024 (reverted from July 5, 2024). The prequel is directed by Barry Jenkins.

deadpool 3 – with Ryan Reynolds returning to the lead role and the producer's chair – was one of several Hollywood productions that had to halt shooting due to the actors going on strike in July.

marvel and dead pool The team, which also includes director Shawn Levy and co-star Hugh Jackman, sprang into action Tuesday night when SAG announced it had reached a tentative agreement with Hollywood studios to end the 117-day crippling strike . Insiders say Levy plans to resume shooting in London in the next two weeks (Marvel and Disney paid to keep the set intact while a crew stands by).

The filmmakers intend to start filming in the summer, which is prime time for superheroes, and will need additional time to complete the second half of the film. According to sources, Levy and Reynolds used the downtime during the strike to edit what they shot as well as begin special-effects work.

Captain America: New World OrderStarring Anthony Mackie as Captain America/Sam Wilson, had completed principal photography before the attacks, so was not expected to move to a later date, as many believed this would have swapped dates. Will go. dead pool And will open in May 2024.

After the strike ended, now all the Hollywood studios are busy rearranging their release schedules. For example, within hours of the deal being announced, Sony postponed the release of poison 3 From July 12, 2024 to November 8, 2024 to provide greater protection.

Dozens of other titles have already changed their release dates due to the actors' strike and the preceding writers' strike, which ended at the end of September – and there are surely more on the way. In recent weeks, Disney delayed spring 2024 tentpoles snow White And Ilio for a year or more, while Paramount pushed the release of the next Impossible Goal Installment from summer 2024 to 2025 And A Quiet Place: Day One Over several months from spring to June 2024.

As for Reynolds, in his first post-Strike post on Will be ready. “Did Dogpool save the day? Not a chance in gremlin hell,'' Reynolds captioned the photo. “But she is currently causing nightmares for the Disney plush merchandise department. Coming with the film Summer 2024.

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