‘The Green Knight’ Theatrical Release Nixed in the U.K. Two Weeks Before Opening

‘The Green Knight’ Theatrical Release Nixed in the U.K. Two Weeks Before Opening
Just two weeks before the film was scheduled to open in United Kingdom theaters on August 6, “The Green Knight” has been pulled from U.K. release. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Entertainment Film Distributors, which is handling the U.K. rollout, has provided no new release date and has asked exhibitors to pull all trailers and promotional materials.

The film is set to be released in the United States on July 30 by A24, which has not announced any change in release plans. (IndieWire reached out to representatives at A24 and Entertainment Film Distributors for comment.) The news arrives as the country sees a spike in Covid-19 infections, specifically due to the global rise of the Delta variant.

On July 19, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced “Freedom Day” with a fully reopened England and movie theaters operating at capacity. However, Johnson himself is currently in isolation and U.K.
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