Universal Dates ‘Fifty Shades’ Sequels, ‘Furious 8′; ‘Pacific Rim 2′, ‘Mummy …
April 27, 2015 - Fifty Shades of Grey
UPDATED: 5:06PM: Universal kicked off a two-hour CinemaCon display — a longest by any vital studio this week during a confab — with three jaw-droppers. First it bestowed dates on Fifty Shades Of Grey sequels Fifty Shades Darker (February 10, 2017) and Fifty Shades Freed (Feb. 9, 2018) promulgation a transparent summary to exhibs that if any holiday should be compared with Mr. Grey, it’s Valentine’s Day. Fifty Shades posted a $266.4M tellurian crawl and has churned adult $568.8M during a worldwide B.O. If that wasn’t enough, Vin Diesel took a theatre to remember and strew tears for Paul Walker, followed by a stipulation that Fast Furious 8 will open on Apr 14, 2017. Vin Diesel done a identical proclamation for Furious 7 at CinemaCon dual years ago.
Both sequels will have to contend with Warner Bros. charcterised features. Fifty Shades Darker faces off with Lego Batman. When Fifty Shades Freed is unbounded, it will scuffle with an untitled Warner Bros. charcterised pic. Two other titles share the Fast Furious 8 slot: Disney’s Ghost In The Shell and Open Road Films’ Blazing Samurai.
After Uni’s display ended, a studio sent out a slew of dates — many of that weren’t announced during a theatre time during a Colosseum museum here during Caesars Palace. Take a look:
–Legendary’s Warcraft released in 3D, will pierce from Mar 11, 2016, to Jun 10, 2016. Three other titles now occupy a date: Warner Bros. The Conjuring 2, Lionsgate’s Now You See Me 2 and Sony’s movement journey pic Uncharted.
—Mena will crawl on Jan 6, 2017. Pic stays unopposed.
—The Mummy will pierce from Jun 24, 2016, to Friday, Mar 24, 2017. The beast pic will strive to outing adult Lionsgate’s The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 2.
–Legendary’s Pacific Rim 2 will pierce from Apr 7, 2017, to Friday, Aug 4, 2017. It will be expelled in 3D and doesn’t face any foe during this point.
— Untitled Universal Monster Franchise Film will pierce from Apr 21, 2017, to Mar 30, 2018. Currently a beast pic stands alone in a new slot.
PREVIOUSLY, 3:01 PM:Universal only announced that Fifty Shades Of Grey sequel Fifty Shades Darker will be expelled on Feb 10, 2017 and a third installment, Fifty Shades Freed will crawl on Feb 9, 2018. Vin Diesel gave a weeping observance onstage of Fast Furious star Paul Walker during a studio’s CinemaCon display today, announcing that Furious 8 will strike theaters on Apr 14, 2017.