Obtainable for streaming earlier than April 20?
The third Cloverfield movie might not see a standard theatrical launch, however as a substitute premiere on Netflix.
Based on TheWrap, “a person with data of the venture” claims Paramount is in negotiations with Netflix for the streaming service to take over rights to the J.J. Abrams-produced film in most territories.
Deadline has additionally heard Netflix is nearing a deal to accumulate virtually the entire rights to the film and may debut the movie on the service even sooner than its current April 20 release date. For the reason that outlet has but to obtain affirmation, Deadline is reporting it as a “robust rumor at this level that’s constructing steam.”
Cloverfield 3, which has but to obtain an official title, is directed by Julius Onah. The movie was initially scheduled to be launched in theaters on February 24, 2017, however was later delayed to October, after which pushed to February 2, 2018 earlier than transferring to April 20.
This reported deal is not all that totally different from Paramount’s recent deal with Netflix to make Annihilation available for streaming internationally shortly after its February 23 launch in the USA.
For extra on Cloverfield, discover out how screenwriter Oren Uziel’s God Particle became Cloverfield 3. When you’re at it, try IGN’s 10 Cloverfield Lane review to search out out what we considered the franchise’s second installment.
Alex Osborn is a contract author for IGN. Discover him on Twitter at @alexcosborn.