Snake Eyes, the latest installment in the GI Joe franchise, has been snapped up three months from October 22 to July 23.
Paramount has increased the release date of its Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins until July 2021. The solo film stars Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians) as the main character based on the popular toy line. The movie is set as a spin-off and restarts in the G.I. Joe film franchise, whose last entry was GI Joe: Retaliation in 2013.
Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins It was originally scheduled to open in October 2020, but was delayed until October 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Marketing for the film had just started with the first look at the new toys featured, which will hit shelves in November, just in time for the holiday season. With the success of Godzilla vs. Kong At both the domestic and international box office, it appears that Paramount is willing to take a chance on its latest attempt at G.I. Joe franchise with summer release date.
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Paramount has now established Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins It will be released in theaters on July 23, 2021. This is three months before its original release date and comes as news breaks that Paramount has moved Top Gun: Maverick from the summer slate from 2021 to November. Snake Eyes is now one of only three films that Paramount has released this summer along with A quiet place 2 and Paw Patrol: The Movie.
This isn’t the first time a GI Joe movie has made such a drastic change in release date. In May 2012, just a month before GI Joe: Retaliation was scheduled to open in theaters, the studio delayed it until March 2013. Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins It was facing stiff competition in October, but a summer release date now puts it in an even busier slot. The film will be released two weeks later. Black widow, a week later Space Jam: a new legacy, and now the same date as Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. The following week we will see The jungle cruise open in theaters, and then the highly anticipated release of Suicide squad at the beginning of August.
While many theaters will open at full capacity by the summer, there is still a level of uncertainty about how films will be able to present themselves at the box office. Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins it is the first one G.I. Joe movie in eight years. Even with a franchise that had done as well at the box office as Transformers I had when Bumblebee He arrived in a busy 2018 Christmas season and struggled to perform. Now audiences can choose to see it in theaters or wait 45 days for the film to show on Paramount +.
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