We’ve waited a decade. Now prepare to wait a little bit longer.
According to one Deadline, Sony Pictures has officially bumped Zombieland 2: Double Tap back one full week from October 11 to October 18. The move puts the long-awaited sequel up against MGM’s animated interpretation of The Addams Family, Universal’s The Hunt, Disney’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and an untitled Ben Affleck movie from Warner Bros.
The undead comedy will see the return of Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), Wichita (Emma Stone), and Little Rock (Abigail Breslin) as they face off against evolved zombies as well as fellow survivors, including Zooey Deutch’s Madison, Rosario Dawson’s Nevada and Avan Jogia’s Berkeley.
Ruben Fleischer (Venom) returns to direct from a screenplay by original Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. The writing pair is also behind Ryan Reynolds’s Deadpool films. Godzilla 2014′ Dave Callaham is also taking a pass at the script.
What do you make of this news? Are you bummed that you’ll need to wait another seven days to catch Zombieland: Double Tap? Or do you think it’ll be worth the wait? Is this a smart move on Sony’s part? Sound off in the comments below and let me know what you think!