Paul W.S. Anderson’s upcoming Monster Hunter film, based mostly on Capcom’s widespread online game franchise of the identical title, will now be launched on December 25, 2020, Sony Photos introduced at the moment. That is the fourth introduced launch date for the film.
Initially slated for a September 4, 2020, launch in North America, the film was pushed back to April 23, 2021 again in July. On October 5, nevertheless, Sony announced it was transferring Monster Hunter as much as December 30, 2020. As of at the moment, the film’s launch date has been moved as soon as once more; now it’s December 25, 2020. The film’s December 4 launch date in territories equivalent to China and Europe stays unchanged, as revealed within the film’s newest Chinese language trailer, launched yesterday. No particular cause was given for the film’s new North American launch date. Take a look at the film’s newest trailer beneath (by way of IGN).
As of proper now, the film is barely introduced for a launch in theaters, regardless of the continuing COVID-19 disaster affecting giant elements of the world and well being advisors warning towards gathering in public areas.
Monster Hunter is the newest film from director Paul W.S. Anderson, who is maybe best-known for his collection of Resident Evil films, which he directed and/or produced all six entries of. Anderson has additionally directed movie variations for Mortal Kombat and Useless or Alive, and he is additionally the director of the cult horror movie Occasion Horizon.
Monster Hunter options Anderson’s spouse and Resident Evil star Milla Jovovich, rapper-actor Tip “T.I.” Harris, Tony Jaa, and Ron Perlman. In response to the movie’s synopsis, when a bunch of troopers are hit by a sandstorm, they’re unexpectedly transported into an alternate, unknown dimension stuffed with monsters and lethal beasts. On this unusual world, the troopers be part of forces with, nicely, a workforce of monster hunters to combat the again towards the beasts and “a hazard so nice it may threaten to destroy their world.”
For extra on Monster Hunter, take a look at the movie’s original trailer. For extra on Paul W.S. Anderson’s earlier online game variations, take a look at these three simple reasons why Mortal Kombat stays an ideal online game film 25 years after its preliminary launch.