‘Shotgun Wedding ceremony’, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel, is forgoing a standard theatrical launch and is as an alternative heading to Amazon Prime Video.
Lionsgate, which produced ‘Shotgun Wedding ceremony’ and meant to open the film in theaters, offered US rights to the streamer, reviews Selection.
Prime Video beforehand acquired worldwide rights for the amorous action-comedy in a number of key territories.
‘Shotgun Wedding ceremony’ was scheduled to hit the large display on June 29, but it surely’s now unclear when the movie will land on Prime Video. Since launch plans haven’t been finalised, sources say there’s an opportunity the film can be obtainable in choose cinemas on the identical day as its digital debut.
Lionsgate’s sale comes at a time when the home field workplace continues to be trying to get better from COVID-19.
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum’s jungle-set love story aThe Misplaced Metropolis’ has managed to promote tickets, however that film could also be extra of an anomaly.
Earlier this yr, Lopez’s musical romantic comedy ‘Marry Me’ collected $49 million on the world field workplace whereas enjoying concurrently on NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock. Based on insiders, Amazon proposed an irresistible provide to get the rights to ‘Shotgun Wedding ceremony’ from Lionsgate.
With a streaming service launch, the corporate can keep away from the scrutiny that comes with box-office reporting.
Jason Moore directed ‘Shotgun Wedding ceremony’, during which Lopez and Duhamel play companions who collect their households for a vacation spot marriage ceremony. However because the couple begins to get chilly toes, the complete marriage ceremony get together is taken hostage.
The solid additionally consists of Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, Cheech Marin, Selena Tan and Lenny Kravitz.
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