Netflix is playing a censored version of Mission: Impossible – Fallout on its platform in India, which erases all mentions of Kashmir. This is the version that was approved for theatrical release by the Indian censor board. It’s unclear whether Netflix asked for a censored version, or whether the studio Paramount Pictures chose to do so.
Mission: Impossible 7 is preparing for a September production restart. That’s great news for the global film industry, which has been completely shut down owing to the lockdown in place amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is now in the works. The sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog movie will be made by the returning team of director Jeff Fowler, and writing duo Pat Casey and Josh Miller.
The animated Transformers movie is still happening. Paramount Pictures and Transformers owner Hasbro’s studio eOne have reportedly signed on Oscar-winning Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley. It will serve as an origin story and focus on the relationship between Optimus Prime and Megatron.
F9 — better known as Fast & Furious 9 — has become the latest culprit of the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of opening May 22, F9 will now release April 2, 2021. A Quiet Place II, Mulan, The New Mutants have been delayed indefinitely.
Disney-Pixar’s Onward brought in just $68 million at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend, falling short of expectations. Some analysts are attributing the drop to concerns around the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.