Sony Pictures has moved up the Screen Gems Milla Jovovich and Tony Jaa action thriller Monster Hunter from April 23, 2021, to December 30 of this year.
The studio also said on Monday (October 5) that Escape Room 2 has been moved from December 30 2020 to an unset future date, while Stage 6 Films’ recent TIFF Industry Selects entry The Kid Detective will open on October 16 this year.
Paul W.S. Anderson adapted the video game adaptation Monster Hunter starring his wife and Resident Evil lead Jovovich in the story of a scratch team that battles alien beings. Tony Jaa and Ron Perlman also star.
Adam Brody stares in The Kid Detective as a former child star wallowing in self-pity who is pulled into adulthood when a client approaches with a case. Sophie Nélisse also stars. Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions’ Stage 6 Films acquired worldwide rights excluding Canada at TIFF.
Escape Room 2 is the sequel to the 2019 horror thriller that grossed $156m worldwide and centres on friends trapped in a deadly labyrinth.