Blumhouse’s ‘Invisible Man’ and ‘Fantasy Island’ Both Move Up Two Weeks

Collider | 8/22/2019 | Jeff Sneider
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In notable release date news, it was announced Thursday that a pair of upcoming Blumhouse movies have been moved up two weeks — Universal’s The Invisible Man and Sony’s Fantasy Island.

Jeff Wadlow’s Fantasy Island is moving up from Feb. 28, 2020 to Feb. 14, aka Valentine’s Day, and in turn, Leigh Whannell’s The Invisible Man is moving up from March 13, 2020 to that Feb. 28 date vacated by Sony.

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Elisabeth Moss stars in The Invisible Man alongside Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer and Oliver Jackson-Cohen, the latter of whom will be playing the title character inspired by Universal’s classic monster. While the film had a prime Friday the 13th release date for a genre movie, it would’ve opened against Godzilla vs. Kong, so it’s understandable why Universal would cede the date to that creature feature — they simply can’t afford to take any chances on the heels of The Mummy‘s failure. The two films aren’t related — sorry to say, but the Dark Universe died in the womb — but they will inevitably be conflated in the minds of audiences, which is why Whannell’s movie has to work.

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