The film was originally set for Sept. 17. But given that the situation with Covid-19 remains uncertain as large numbers of unvaccinated people directly aid the spread of the disease, Paramount will be making a decision on the film’s new release date at a later time.
Reps for Paramount didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Delta variant, which is more infectious than the original strain of Covid-19, is now themost common version of the virus in the U.S. and is a major factor, along with politically motivated resistance to vaccinations, in rising infection rates in 47 states. Los Angeles County officials reinstituted a mask mandate in