According to studies, the strikes have wreaked havoc with Quentin Tarantino’s The Movie Critic, pushing it again by as much as six months.
In one story this morning, Will Smith has been out and about, confirming that post-strikes, I Am Legend 2 remains to be in good condition and crucially, has held onto the movie’s second lead, Michael B Jordan.
Unfortunately, it appears to be like like the identical can’t be mentioned for Quentin Tarantino’s The Movie Critic, the director’s deliberate ultimate function movie earlier than he turns into ‘a person of letters’ and a complete host of different roles that don”t begin with ‘movie’ and finish with ‘director’.
World of Reel is reporting that this 12 months’s strikes have thrown the movie’s manufacturing plan into disarray, on condition that again in early summer season, all the pieces was mentioned to be transferring into place for a September shoot. Then the actors’ strike occurred, that scheduled date was missed and now the outlet is citing a number of sources who’ve claimed that the mission’s momentum has been ‘fully derailed’.
Whilst the movie’s lead is claimed to nonetheless be in place, a number of different actors who have been taking part in supporting roles have needed to drop out attributable to scheduling conflicts. Our final story on the casting is right here.
This is a Quentin Tarantino movie in fact, so the time period ‘supporting roles’ might very nicely imply some high-profile expertise. As it stands there isn’t a manufacturing date set with a obscure window of early to mid-2024 being the intention however this might but slip to summer season and even later within the 12 months. It all suggests too that we gained’t be seeing the movie till 2025 now.
Tarantino has beforehand described the movie’s title character as “Travis Bickle if he have been a movie critic” and we all know that the movie is ready in 1977. That aside, we don’t know an excessive amount of but when this report is correct, the mission is without doubt one of the inevitable victims of the strikes.
We’ll deliver you updates on The Movie Critic as we hear them.