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“Mortal Kombat,” “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” Release Dates Shifted Again

As things start to shift towards reopening and some small semblance of ‘normal,’ it shouldn’t be a surprise that studios are still moving around their film releases. For over a year, the film industry has been in a state of panic re: theaters. Disney, WB, Universal, and Sony have all experimented with a mix of digital and theatrical releases. But, with the pandemic still prevalent, a solid slate of movie dates is still elusive.

This isn’t the fault of the studios, or the movie theaters. This is completely a case of needing to wait patiently for the vaccination numbers to continue to climb.

That said, anytime a film or multiple films get shifted, it’s a pain in the ass to keep track of. This is said as a professional in the industry, as well as a fan.

The two newest date shifts come from Sony and Warner Bros. Pictures.

Venom: Let Their Be Carnage” is being delayed by another week. The Tom Hardy-starring sequel to 2018’s “Venom” will now open on September 24th, 2021.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City” has also moved, and will now open on November 24th, 2021.

Mortal Kombat” has also been pushed a week. It will debut exclusively streaming on HBO Max (and some select theaters) on April 23rd, 2021.

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So, all in all, not really BIG changes or shifts. Just ones to be aware of.

We’ll do our best to keep an eye on any/all major studio releases as they move around. Stay safe.

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