The Jeff Nichols-directed thriller "The Bikeriders," starring Austin Butler, Jodie Comer, and Tom Hardy, has been put on hold indefinitely due to the ongoing actors' strike.
The movie was supposed to premiere on December 1 at Disney and 20th Century, however that date has been temporarily removed from the calendar.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news of the delay first, the film,
which had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival over Labor Day weekend, still hopes to be nominated for an Oscar this year.
This necessitates the theatrical release of "The Bikeriders" The sequel to Timothee Chalamet's "Dune:
Part Two" and the sports drama "Challengers," starring Zendaya, have both been postponed until 2024 due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, which forbids performers from marketing work without an interim agreement from the guild.
Recent releases like Kenneth Branagh's Agatha Christie adaption "A Haunting in Venice" and Sony's GameStop stock frenzy-inspired "Dumb Money" suffered at the box office,
at least in part because the star-studded movies couldn't gain a boost from their cast on the press circuit. Knowing that Butler, Comer,