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Dominion’ Pushed Back a Year to June 2022

Universal introduced on Tuesday that it’s pushing again the discharge of “Jurassic World: Dominion” by a 12 months, setting it to hit theaters on June 10, 2022.

The transfer comes as filming on the third “Jurassic World” movie — and sixth total within the dinosaur franchise — is nearing completion in England after the COVID-19 pandemic compelled taking pictures to pause for a number of months. The movie sees the “Jurassic World” forged, led by Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, group up with the unique “Jurassic Park” forged, together with Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum and B.D. Wong.

“Dominion” joins MGM’s “No Time to Die,” Warner Bros.’ “Dune,” and all the slate of DC movies amongst these which were pushed again by the COVID-19 pandemic. Studio sources inform TheWrap that whereas Universal is glad with the tempo of manufacturing on the movie regardless of pandemic delays, the studio selected to push again the movie a 12 months with the intention to put its advertising group in a greater place to organize media placement and tie-in advertising campaigns that have to be in place effectively prematurely of a tentpole blockbuster’s launch.

Alongside the “Fast & Furious” collection, “Jurassic World” has change into one in every of Universal’s most profitable blockbuster franchises. The final two movies within the collection, launched in 2015 and 2018, mixed to gross simply shy of $Three billion on the international field workplace with the primary “Jurassic World” standing as Universal’s highest grossing movie ever. As with the unique “Jurassic Park” trilogy, the franchise has additionally spawned a wide selection of ancillary income streams for the studio, from toys to theme park rides to a brand new Netflix animated collection.

Along with the discharge date change, Universal launched a brand new teaser poster for the movie, that includes all the forged and the enduring “Jurassic” emblem encased in amber. While the pandemic is prone to drive extra launch slate modifications within the coming weeks and months, “Dominion” is now set to be the highest launch in June 2022 as “The Flash,” initially slated to launch that month, was pushed again to November 2022 as a part of Warner Bros.’ slate-wide modifications for DC movies. Warner nonetheless has June 3, 2022 earmarked for an occasion movie launch, whereas Disney plans to launch a yet-to-be-announced Pixar movie that month.

Jurassic World: Dominion teaser poster

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