Filming Resumes on 'Deadpool', 'Gladiator', 'Venom' Sequels – Deadline

Unique: With the actors' 118-day strike ending at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, along with the 148-day WGA strike in September, global Hollywood feature productions can now resume.

And while the studio warned the guild that films wouldn't be able to start until January due to the holidays, they're back in pre-production on pictures that had to be put on hold in July.

Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool and Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

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Deadline has learned that those movies coming back this week or in the near future are from Marvel Studios/Disney deadpool 3 Starring Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman and directed by Shawn Levy (50% complete); Paramount's gladiator 2 Warner Bros.'s Tim Burton directed in Europe beetlejuice 2 (With Only Two Days Left), Clint Eastwood's Juror Number 2 (with about a dozen days left) and Sony's Poison 3.

The priority to resume shooting is Wayfarer Studios' co-financed Sony adaptation of Colleen Hoover's bestselling novel, It ends with us, Starring Blake Lively and Justin Baldoni. That photo was stopped by WGA pickets in June. The film is currently planned for theatrical release on February 9, 2024. We'll see if that date sticks.

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Exhibitors and studios are preparing for further upheavals to the 2024 theatrical release schedule; Disney's Bob Iger expressed concern on CNBC today that if the strike doesn't end soon, next summer's theatrical slate will be in jeopardy.

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“Obviously, we would like to try to preserve the summer of movies. The focus of the entire industry is on this. We don't have much time to do that,'' Iger said before AMPTP and SAG-AFTRA reached a new three-year agreement tonight.

“The desire for a juicy release date next year is unlike anything I've ever seen,” a filmmaker with a big project in the hoppers tells us. “It is in the corporate mandate of priority.”

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While Deadline reported this deadpool 3 There is speculation that it will miss its first weekend in the summer release of May 2024. Captain America: Brave New World (now July 26) will move back to that May date, and Levi's photo will move to July. Warners is confident of this beetlejuice 2 It will be released the weekend after Labor Day next year on September 6, a frame where they have programmed horror tentpoles like it And nun Franchise.

Other movies slated for relaunch are Apple Original Film's untitled F1 film starring Brad Pitt.

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Disney among those eyeing shooting as early as 2024 tron 3 (no date set), Warner Bros. minecraft Starring Jason Momoa and directed by Jared Hayes (Release date April 4, 2025), New Lines mortal kombat 2 (No date set), and the Keanu Reeves and Seth Rogen film from Lionsgate's Aziz Ansari good fortune (closed in May due to the WGA strike), which would allow production to resume. Meanwhile, Lionsgate's Misha Green directed and wrote the thriller Sunflower Considering starting lensing.

James Gunn updates fans on DC and 'Superman Legacy'

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Regarding James Gunn's second DC feature, superman: legacy The film, starring David Corenswet as the Man of Steel and Rachel Brosnahan as Lois Lane, which was in production all summer, is considering a March shoot for a June 11, 2025 release.

As for Andy Muschietti the brave and the Bold The Batman movies go on; That picture is still in the early stages, which the director is now focusing on it Prequel Max Series Welcome to Derry.

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'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' crosses half a billion worldwide

'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse'


Additionally, Sony's animated threequel will also return for voiceover recording Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse Which was removed from the calendar from its Easter weekend 2024 release. The sequel to last summer's photo, Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-VerseEarning over $690M WW proved there was no such thing as superhero fatigue at the box office. whether beyond spider-verse Land on the 2024 calendar remains in question, however, it would be quite a welcome addition. Sony has just announced that it is going to take place on November 8th next year Poison 3.

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One thing is certain: the 2024 calendar needs product, and the faster these movies come together, the more consistent the supply of big theatrical releases will be. This will help theaters fight bankruptcy. (Changes in the exhibition landscape are expected due to the dual attacks with the merger of medium-sized circuits.)

“It's better to be big to get better prices from suppliers,” a luxury dine-in chain exhibition boss tells us.

Back-to-back inventory this year is $7.8 billion at the domestic box office year-to-date, up +25% compared to the same period January-November. However, with large gaps expected in next year's programme, a recession is imminent and a dry period similar to the August–October desert of 2022 is projected for 2024. There is likely to be another post-production jam similar to last year's Q3 not just from features, but from TV series as well. And keep in mind the studios will have to sit down for negotiations with IATSE next year. Hopefully this won't stop feature and TV production again.

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'The Last of Us'

Pedro Pascal as Joel Miller and Bella Ramsey as Ellie Williams in HBO's 'The Last of Us'


For the most part, projects that are currently under production have first-class status for the actors starring in them and there is no worry of said talent being cut out for a future project. For example, close formula the Gladiator The sequel says the project is a first for Pedro Pascal, so his future projects are like the Max series the last of us The sequel, directed by Ridley Scott, will have to work according to his schedule.

With the strike ending at 12:01 am, dealmaking and even talent meetings on projects can resume by morning. For the past few months, while the strike was going on, actors were not even allowed to hold public meetings with studio executives, let alone negotiate a deal to join a project. A huge surge in closing talent deals is expected.

While writers have been allowed to take their pitches to market after their strike ended, reps are still cautious about rushed scripts, as many trade talent to make the package more attractive to the studio. Like to add. Since actors are now able to read scripts, the market is expected to be flooded with packages, although how quickly studios move to purchase them is unknown at this time.

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