Maverick director Christopher Nolan's upcoming film Tenet has postponed its release yet again. Initially, the film got slated for the release on July 17. Later, it got postponed to July 31. Now, the makers have pushed it to August 12. The two-week postponement is due to the peak of coronavirus cases in the United States of America.
Recently, the state government of New York announced that there will be no reopening of theaters in their territory. This made the makers of Tenet push their release. Film's production house Warner Bros has confirmed the news. Their spokesperson said that Warner Bros. is quite committed to bringing Tenet on the big screen when exhibitors are ready the situation gets back to a normal state.
He added that they are not treating Tenet as a traditional release. The makers are choosing to open the film during mid-week to allow audiences to discover the film in their own time. They are also planning for a long theatrical run to make sure that film will have a successful strategy.
Tenet features John David Washington in the lead role. Elizabeth Debicki and Robert Pattinson are playing the other important roles in the movie. Veteran Bollywood actress Dimple Kapadia also played a key role in the film. Tenet got made on a budget of more than $200 million. It will be the first Hollywood biggie to release after the pandemic. It is Nolan's immediate directorial after the 2017 war-drama Dunkirk.