Warner Bros Sets Release Dates For ‘The Matrix’ Sequel, ‘The Flash’ & Extra; ‘Akira’ Off Schedule

Warner Bros has set a slew of launch dates for its motion pictures subsequent 12 months and past, together with courting The Matrix 4 for Might 21, 2021, and its DC superhero stand-alone The Flash for July 1, 2022.

Among the many 12 titles within the combine Wednesday because the studio solidifies its slate for 2020 and past embrace transferring Taika Waititi’s live-action function on famed cult manga Akira off the discharge schedule. It had been set for Might 21, 2021 (now taken up by The Matrix 4), and had been allotted $18.5 million in California tax credit within the spring.

The Matrix, which returns to the massive display screen for the primary time since 2003, now sits on date with the fourth chapter of Lionsgate’s John Wick franchise, which in fact is toplined by the Matrix star Keanu Reeves, organising a Keanu Kollision Kourse in summer time cineplexes.

As for The Flash, it provides to an inventory of DC Universe pics that thus far solely had one set for 2022: Aquaman 2 (December 16). The DC slate to come back earlier than it consists of Birds of Prey (February 7, 2020), Marvel Girl 1984 (June 5, 2020), The Batman (June 5, 2021), The Suicide Squad (August 6, 2021) and Black Adam (December 22, 2021).

Different noteworthy strikes introduced Wednesday embrace setting an August 21, 2020 launch date for Warners’ untitled Fred Hampton venture, the biopic of the Black Panthers revolutionary. The studio additionally has a reputation for its newest Conjuring Universe movie: The Conjuring: The Satan Made Me Do It already has a September 11, 2020 launch date.

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Warners additionally stated it’s transferring up its Mortal Kombat film from its unique March 2021 date to January 15, 2021.

Three untitled occasion movies have been slotted, as nicely, with WB ones on October 16, 2020 and March 5, 2021, and a New Line one on January 29, 2021. Three different occasion movies have been faraway from the schedule, two in 2020 and one in February 2021.