Another day, another bunch of release dates are once again on the move. As reported by Variety, the Mission Impossible 7 release date has been delayed by Paramount.
Additionally, Top Gun: Maverick and Jackass: Forever have also seen their release dates moved.
More delays as a result of the COVID-19 Delta variant – this time it’s Mission: Impossible 7’s turn
Mission: Impossible 7 is now set to hit cinemas on September 30 2022.
Top Gun: Maverick will now take that May 27 2022 slot, vacated by MI 7.
Jackass Forever will now debut on February 4 2022, moving from its October 22, 2021 release date.
The delays to Mission: Impossible 7 are expected, given that film’s troubled production, and the legal battle that was launched yesterday.
Yet for Top Gun: Maverick and Jackass: Forever, they’re clearly hoping for a time when audience levels return to pre-pandemic levels.
It’s frustrating for Top Gun fans, given that the much-anticipated sequel was originally set to be released in 2019.
These delays are almost certainly a result of increase in COVID cases in the US, caused by the Delta variant.
While we don’t want any more films to be delayed, we would not be surprised if more films chose to push their release dates back.
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