Richard Linklater’s ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ Starring Cate Blanchett Release Date Pushed Back 5 Months

The Playlist | 1/18/2019 | Charles Barfield
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The trailer wasn’t one of our favorites from 2018, however, we can’t help but be excited for Richard Linklater’s upcoming film, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette.” Sadly, it appears we’re going to have to wait a little bit longer to see the Cate Blanchett film, as Annapurna has announced (via The Wrap) that the film is being pushed back until much later in 2019.

Originally slated for release on March 22, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” is now going to hit theaters in August. The five-month delay is said to be because the studio wants to release the film in a much more advantageous timeframe. As The Wrap reports that an Annapurna spokesperson explained that “the move can be credited to August being a great month to release female-skewing films, as ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ have shown. After a summer full of action films and sequels, opening this film in August will be a refreshing change.”

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On a purely speculative note, there are a couple different ways you can look at this move. First, we can take Annapurna on the studio’s word and believe the folks behind the scenes when they say they just want to release ‘Bernadette’ in a time that would be more profitable. Makes sense, for sure....
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