Sony just moved the release dates for their upcoming reboots, Spider-Man and Jumanji.
The new release dates comes in conjunction with Walt Disney Studios delaying Star Wars: Episode VIII and moving up Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
The Spider-Man reboot, a co-production with Marvel Studios was previously set for July 28, 2017 has been bumped to July 7, 2017.
Starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, who will make his first appearance in the Marvel’s upcoming Captain America: Civil War in May 2016.
Holland will be joined by Marisa Tomei, who will play the role of Aunt May. It will be directed by Jon Watts, screenplay by John Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein.
Now moving on to Jumanji remake, it has been pushed from December 2016 to July 28, 2017, taking Spider-Man‘s old release spot.
Jake Kasdan will direct the remake from Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner’s script, with the original draft having been penned by Chris McKenna and Erik Sommers.
The remake will be a re-imagination of the 1981 children’s book, Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg, that inspired Joe Johnston’s 1995 film.
Jumanji remake will be produced by Matt Tolmach & Bill Teitler. Ted Field and Mike Weber are set to serve as executive producers.
What do you think about the new release slots for both the movies?
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