Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely

The film will no longer get a "traditional" release

BY Josiah HughesPublished Jul 20, 2020

What'd you get up to on the weekend? Did you line up at your local cinema to catch Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated new film Tenet? No, you didn't, because the film's July 17 release date came and went with no movie. And now the film has been delayed indefinitely.

Tenet was set to be the first big blockbuster that would mark the reopening of cinemas following COVID-19 social distancing orders, but the film also required 80 percent of theatres to be reopened to be profitable. The film had been pushed back to August 12, but now it has been delayed indefinitely.

In a new statement, Warner Bros. Toby Emmerich said, "We will share a new 2020 release date imminently for Tenet, Christopher Nolan's wholly original and mind-blowing feature. We are not treating Tenet like a traditional global day-and-date release, and our upcoming marketing and distribution plans will reflect that."

Tenet is described as "an action epic from the world of international espionage," and its cast includes John David WashingtonRobert PattinsonElizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

Watch the film's most recent trailer below.

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