This just in: James Wan’s upcoming horror movie Malignant is opening on Sept. 10 this year per Warner Bros. Again, this is part of their theatrical and HBO Max release plan. The movie, scheduled in the hot post Labor Day corridor that Warners created at the box office, fills the place for an untitled horror movie they had on the schedule.
Malignant is simply billed as “Wan’s return to his roots with this new original horror thriller.”
Meanwhile, Legendary’s Godzilla vs. King is going five days later domestically on Wednesday, March 31 (not March 26, though foreign markets will debut on that date). The notion is to play closer to Easter weekend, and get the five-day lift at the box office, not to mention spring break is then as well.