Jo Koy’s movie Easter Sunday, which was scheduled to open roughly two weeks before Easter weekend on April 1, is heading to August 5.
We’re told that it’s a stronger weekend for the DreamWorks Pictures and Universal release. Jo Koy is currently on tour.
Easter Sunday now leaves behind a weekend where Sony moved its Marvel movie Morbius and to a frame where Paramount has its Owen Wilson comedy Secret Headquarters and Warner Bros an untitled event movie.
Stand-up star Koy toplines Easter Sunday playing a man returning home for an Easter celebration with his riotous, bickering, eating, drinking, laughing, loving family in this love letter to his Filipino-American community. Starring in the pic are Jimmy O. Yang, Tia Carrere, Brandon Wardell, Tony nominee Eva Noblezada, Lydia Gaston, Asif Ali, Rodney To, Eugene Cordero, Jay Chandrasekhar, Tiffany Haddish and Lou Diamond Phillips.
Chandrasekhar directs from a script by Ken Cheng. The film is produced by Rideback’s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich, and is executive produced by Koy, Jessica Gao, Yang, Cheng, Joe Meloche, Nick Reynolds and Seth William Meier. Amblin Partners and Universal have overseas rights.
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