(CNN)Paramount Pictures is delaying the merchandise of 3 large movies owed to the ongoing pandemic.
"Top Gun: Maverick," "Mission: Impossible 7" and "Jackass Forever" are being pushed backmost to 2022, the workplace announced.
"Mission: Impossible 7" has been moved to September 30, 2022, "Top Gun: Maverick" volition nary longer merchandise implicit Thanksgiving play -- moving alternatively to Memorial Day 2022 -- and "Jackass Forever" volition beryllium pushed from October 2 to February 4, 2022.
The "Top Gun" sequel had already been delayed aggregate times during the pandemic. In June, production for "Mission: Impossible 7" was unopen down for respective days implicit a affirmative Covid case.
The remainder of 2021 won't person immoderate Paramount releases. The workplace volition merchandise the caller "Scream" connected January 14.
The day changes are successful hopes of maximizing container bureau sales, apt successful bid to recoup the accumulation costs for the blockbusters.
The Delta variant has slowed the container bureau rebound galore studios were hoping for successful 2021.
Paramount did person a deed with "A Quiet Place Part II," which has made astir $300 cardinal globally, according to Box Office Mojo.
Meantime, for residents of the UK hoping to spot Tom Cruise sooner, look for him trying to onshore his chopper successful a tract adjacent you.