Paramount has delayed the release dates of two of its big sci-fi films, ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts‘ and ‘Star Trek 4‘.

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Studio has a major turmoil in the release of its two upcoming big sci-fi films. Paramount Studios has postponed the release of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts by a year straight. Where previously this sci-fi feature was scheduled for release on June 24. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts featuring stars Anthony Ramos ( In the Heights ) and Dominique Fishback ( Judas and the Black Messiah ) are in lead roles. Steven Caple Jr. , best known for 2018’s ‘Creed II’, has directed Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts film will be a prequel to the Transformers franchise series, with a story set in 1994. Nothing more is known about the story of the sci-fi film than this. But it may, in the prequel, represent the first arrival of the Transformers on Earth.

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts New Release Date

Transformers: Rise of the Beasts now will open in theaters on June 9, 2023.

The 6 released films of the Transformers franchise so far have done well at the box office. All the released have earned more than $4.8 billion at the box office from a budget of $1.1 billion. The last release of the franchise was Bumblebee in 2018.

On the other hand, Paramount’s Star Trek 4 release was scheduled for June 9, 2023. But it will clash with Disney’s Star Wars: Rouge Squadron. ‘Wonder Woman’ Film’s Director Patty Jenkins Is Directing New Star Wars Movie ‘Rouge Squadron’ for Disney. Star Trek 4, on the other hand, will be directed by WandaVision’s Matt Shakman, with no other star cast confirmed yet other than Chris Pine, John Cho and Zachary Quinto.

It will be the fourth installment in the Star Trek franchise whose title is yet to be finalised. Josh Friedman and Cameron Squires are writing the screenplay for Star Trek 4. Nothing is yet known about the story of the fourth installment.

The last release of the Star Trek series was 2016’s Star Trek Beyond which did $343.5 million business at the box office from a budget of $185 million. Undoubtedly it was an average performance.

Star Trek 4 New Release Date

Paramount‘s Star Trek 4 will now open in theaters on December 22, 2023 on Christmas Weekend, instead of June 9.


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