The Batman, The Flash, and Shazam! 2 have been handed new release dates, Warner Bros. announced Monday in the US. The Robert Pattinson-starrer reboot of the Dark Knight will arrive over three months later, as it has been pushed from June 25, 2021 to October 1, 2021. Meanwhile, the Ezra Miller-led standalone film for the lightning quick Barry Allen has been brought forward from July 1, 2022 to June 3, 2022. Lastly, the sequel to the Zachary Levi superhero comedy is pushed back seven months from April 1, 2022 to November 4, 2022. Additionally, Warner Bros. has handed Westworld co-creator Lisa Joy's sci-fi movie Reminiscence an April 16, 2021 release date.
Naturally, these decisions have been made due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has already resulted in numerous delays for film industries globally. The Batman had suspended filming last month. It was the only one in production out of the aforementioned movies. Surprisingly, there have been no release date changes for the other DC film universe titles. James Gunn's The Suicide Squad still sits on August 6, 2021, with the writer-director noting it would not be affected. The Dwayne Johnson-starrer Black Adam also retains its December 22, 2021 release date, as does the Jason Momoa-led Aquaman 2 a year later on December 16, 2022.
Reminiscence releases April 16, 2021, followed by The Batman on October 1, 2021, The Flash on June 3, 2022, and Shazam! 2 on November 4, 2022.
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