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Yellowstone star Kevin Costner has pulled his Horizon 2 movie from an August release date

Yellowstone star Kevin Costner has pulled his Horizon 2 movie from an August release date

Kevin Costner movie release date Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 2 has been delayed.

According to Hollywood ReporterThe Western sequel will no longer be released in US cinemas on 16th August, as the first film disappointed at the box office. The UK release is also likely to be postponed.

A new release date for the second film has not been announced yet. Horizon the film, but the producers confirmed Chapter 1 will be released digitally on July 16.

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A spokesman for Costner’s production company, Territory Pictures, said: “The audience reaction to Horizonand enthusiasm to see our history continue Horizon 2was incredibly satisfying. Kevin made this movie for people who love movies and want to go on a journey.

“The support we have received from film fans and cinema owners who are experiencing the first chapter of this saga only serves to strengthen our belief in them and the films we have made, and we thank them for joining us on this journey. We are excited to expand this window because we know it will only serve to enrich the viewing experience.” Horizon 2.”

Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1which was released last month, was met with disappointing reviews from critics, who called the film a “three-hour prologue” to films to come and as “intricate, ambitious, intriguing and twisty.”

The film’s unfavorable 48% rating on Rotten Tomatoes probably didn’t help. HorizonThe film was a box office success, grossing just $24 million on an estimated budget of $50-100 million.

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Costner, who financed part of the planned four-film series with his own money, responded to the film’s disappointing reception by saying he was pleased Horizon.

“I lived with movies and what happened to them on opening weekend,” Costner said. Entertainment per week“If we put so much pressure on it, we will definitely be disappointed. I am really happy that Horizon looks the way it should look and will look the way it will for the rest of its life. And that’s what’s really important to me in this process.”

Ambitious filming schedule for director’s first two films Horizon It is said that the movies played a role in his departure. Yellow stone in the last season.

Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1 is now in cinemas and will have a digital premiere on July 16.

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