A Quiet Place Part 2 Delayed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

The HookThe Hook in Entertainment, Film
Published 12.03.20

A Quiet Place Part II has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, director John Krasinski has confirmed.

He wrote: “To all our A Quiet Place fans. One of the things I’m most proud of is that people have said our movie is one that you have to see all together.

“Well due to the ever-changing circumstances of what’s going on in the world around us, now is clearly not the time to do that. As insanely excited as we are for all of you to see the movie… I’m gonna wait to release the film til we CAN all see it together! So here’s to our group movie date! See you soon!”

A Quiet Place Part II was set for a UK release next Thursday, 19 March – at the time of writing Paramount UK hasn’t specified the status of the UK release, but according to a Variety report it has been “pulled from schedules for the time being”

The initial A Quite Place 2 teaser trailer dropped over the past month, picking up after the events of the first movie where John Krasinski’s character gave his life to protect his children so they could survive with their mother.

An official synopsis for the film reads

“Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.”

It comes after the news that the release date for new James Bond film, No Time To Die will also be pushed back (by seven months) due to coronavirus outbreak.

The 25th James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig in his final outing as 007, was originally scheduled for release in UK cinemas next month (2nd April 2020), with the film’s premiere set to take place on 31st March 2020.

Producers released the following statement earlier this afternoon:

“MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced today that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of NO TIME TO DIE will be postponed until November 2020.”

They added:

“The film will be released in the U.K. on November 12, 2020 with worldwide release dates to follow, including the US launch on November 25, 2020.”

Come November, Daniel Craig will share the silver screen once again with returning cast members Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Léa Seydoux, Rory Kinnear, Ben Whishaw and Jeffrey Wright.

He will also be joined on screen by Ana de Armas, Dali Benssalah, David Dencik, Lashana Lynch, Billy Magnussen and Rami Malek, who are all set to make their James Bond debut in No Time To Die.