Yet another film has been affected by COVID-19 as today Office star and now Director John Krasinski has confirmed that the Quiet Place 2 is not being released as planned and instead is being delayed with no new date set.
The Corna Virus is having major effects on most of the world and the entertainment industry is far from immune and having to make major accommodations in the name of safety. More of these accommodations will be made now the virus has spread violently across the United States and the UK.
The first film to be affected was the new James Bond movie last week but now Quiet Place 2 is the latest to join what will be an ever-growing list. Paramount has taken the movie off of its schedule and given no new screening date. Krasinski shared a tweet today to his following:
Paramount also said the following to Screen Rant:
“After much consideration, and in light of the ongoing and developing situation concerning coronavirus and restrictions on global travel and public gatherings, Paramount Pictures will be moving the worldwide release of A Quiet Place Part II. We believe in and support the theatrical experience, and we look forward to bringing this film to audiences this year once we have a better understanding of the impact of this pandemic on the global theatrical marketplace.“
I’m sure many fans of the film will be saddened to hear the news, but it’s also great to see measures being put in place to save lives and contain the virus. You can read how the virus is affecting the movie industry as a whole here