Monster Hunter film pushed back to 2021

Monster Hunter film pushed back to 2021

The upcoming Monster Hunter film has been delayed from September until next April.

That's according to Deadline, which reports that the movie is being pushed back from its September 4th release until April 23rd. The project is being produced by Screen Gems and released by Sony.

The Monster Hunter film is being directed by Paul WS Anderson with Milla Jovovich (pictured) holding one of the starring roles. You may recognise those names from the Resident Evil series of movies, also based on a property owned by Japanese publishing giant Capcom.

The project has a $60m budget.

The most recent release in the franchise, Monster Hunter World, which has sold more than 15m copies since its launch, as of January 2020. The franchise has shifted over 61m units in total, while the Iceborne DLC has shipped more than five million copies since its release in September 2019.

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