Birds of Prey & The Gentlemen Move Up Home Video Release To Next Week
Following Common’s lead, each Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn and The Gents have moved up their dwelling video launch dates and can now be out there subsequent Tuesday. Directed by Cathy Yan, Birds of Prey was launched in theaters February 7 as the primary R-rated movie within the DCEU. It stars Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosie Perez, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell. The Gents, directed by Man Ritchie and starring Matthew McConaughey, Santorini Hunnam, and Michelle Dockery, launched two weeks earlier, on January 24.
This information follows the various delays and modifications in Hollywood as a result of coronavirus. Most tv reveals and films at the moment filming have halted their productions, from The CW’s Arrowverse reveals to Disney films. Movies like Mulan and A Quiet Place Half II, which had been alleged to be launched in theaters this month, have been compelled to delay their releases indefinitely. Many studios are additionally being pushed to delay movies which might be supposed to return out within the subsequent few months, like Black Widow, because the CDC recommends no gatherings of greater than 50 individuals for the following eight weeks.
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Fandango shared the information on their Twitter. This comes after Universal announced that The Invisible Man, Emma, and The Hunt might be out there this Friday on dwelling video, breaking the traditional theatrical window schedule. In response to this announcement, director Yan wrote on her Twitter that “I’d not be against placing Birds of Prey on VOD earlier.” Shortly after, Fandango confirmed that not simply Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) could be out there earlier, but additionally Ritchie’s The Gents. Try Fandango’s announcement:
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Birds of Prey and The Gents are shifting up their VOD dates to three/24. You possibly can preorder them each at FandangoNOW and plan your subsequent week’s leisure! pic.twitter.com/Kqh00YqUDW— Fandango (@Fandango) March 17, 2020
This pattern may convey extra consideration to movies that might usually be neglected or weren’t tremendous profitable in theaters. For instance, Birds of Prey was well-received by critics and followers alike, however the movie did not do nice on the field workplace, with the studio even altering the identify to focus extra on Harley Quinn. It is attainable extra individuals will try the movie when it is on dwelling video. With everybody spending time inside, studios are realizing this presents a terrific alternative to make more cash by releasing their movies on dwelling video sooner than anticipated.
Because the world encourages social distancing and isolation, many studios are adjusting to the brand new scenario. Like Disney’s determination to launch Frozen 2 on Disney+ early and convey Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to VOD companies, this could possibly be a option to recoup some funds whereas a lot is misplaced with the delay of productions. Hopefully, Birds of Pry (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) and The Gents are simply the beginning of a pattern, and perhaps we are going to see some movies with delayed launch dates flip to VOD or streaming as a substitute of constructing followers wait.
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Key Launch Dates
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- **The Batman (2021)**Launch date: Jun 25, 2021
- **The Suicide Squad (2021)**Launch date: Aug 06, 2021
- **Black Adam (2021)**Launch date: Dec 22, 2021
- **Shazam 2 (2022)**Launch date: Apr 01, 2022
- **DC Tremendous Pets (2022)**Launch date: Could 20, 2022
- **The Flash (2022)**Launch date: Jul 01, 2022
- **Aquaman 2 (2022)**Launch date: Dec 16, 2022
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