UPDATE: Deadline now reports that Amazon made a hefty bid of $ 200 million, $ 75 million more than what they paid for the same studio. Coming 2 America. The deal is yet to be done, but clearly this movie is heading for a streaming arc. It probably won’t be the last film of 2021 to go this route. Such a deal would make sense for Amazon, which has tried to launch its own feature film franchise. On the television side, they have The boys and their next the Lord of the Rings series, but that could be the boost their features section needs.
ORIGINAL POST: Before Chris Pratt returns to Jurassic World for another misguided adventure with ferocious dinosaurs, we might end up seeing him in THE WAR OF TOMORROW via one of Life’s many streaming platforms. The Paramount / Skydance movie has been reported to hit high profile streamers this weekend to potential buyers. Feedback on the film has reportedly been quite positive and Skydance is ready to lead the sales process.
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The film, directed by Chris Pratt, follows a man who is enlisted to fight in a future war where the fate of mankind rests on his ability to confront his past. Pratt is also executive producer of the film directed by Chris McKay, written by Zack Dean (Deadfall, 24 hours to live). Originally, The war of tomorrow was slated to arrive during the 2020 vacation, but has since been pushed to a theatrical release on July 23, 2021. Either way, the movie theater market isn’t what it used to be, and so it could The onus is on the studios to sell the sci-fi show to an avid streamer. In other words, everything revolves around the Benjamins. Movie returns are never a guarantee. Add the current pandemic to this mix and you have a recipe for potential failure. At least with a movie sold to a streaming network, you can recoup some of the cost outright.
The Tomorrow War also stars Betty Gilpin, Yvonne Strahovski, and JK Simmons, among others.
So this is it. Does anyone want to bet on who will win the exclusive broadcast rights The war of tomorrow? Pick a horse and let us know who it is in the comments section below.