UPDATED, 3:39 PM: Let the movie re-dating begin. After Warner Bros. moved Christopher Nolan’s Tenet yesterday to Wednesday, Aug. 12 following COVID-19 cases spiking nationwide and New York moving movie theaters out of phase 4, United Artists Releasing is now pushing their Orion threequel Bill & Ted Face the Music to Aug. 28. Currently on that date is Disney’s long-awaited release of 20th Century Studios/Marvel’s The New Mutants. With auditoriums bound to exercise capacity limits between 30% to 50%, there’s a good chance we can see New Mutants move again, too.
MGM recently picked up more foreign markets for Bill & Ted Face the Music from Endeavor Content adding France, Italy, Spain, Japan, South Korea, Scandinavia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Hungary, Turkey, Benelux, Bulgaria, Singapore and Romania to the studio’s previous international swath of Germany, Greece, Latin America and the Middle East.
There will also be a virtual panel for the Keanu Reeves-Alex Winter threequel during Comic-Con@Home which runs from July 23-26.
PREVIOUS EXCLUSIVE, JUNE 12: Now here’s a movie that isn’t moving completely off the schedule after Warner Bros. exploded the release calendar today with its Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984 release date change moves. United Artists Releasing is going a week earlier with Orion’s threequel Bill & Ted Face the Music, now on Aug. 14 — the date Wonder Woman 1984 previously occupied.
The Keanu Reeves-Alex Winter reteam last was set to open on Aug. 21. Dean Parisot directs off a script from Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon.
Bill & Ted Face the Music, which dropped a trailer this week, will open against STX’s Gerard Butler action movie Greenland which moved on to Aug. 14 today as well after Wonder Woman 1984 moved to Oct. 2.