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Kevin Costner’s ‘Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 2’ Film Release Delayed | News

Kevin Costner’s ‘Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 2’ Film Release Delayed | News

Warner Bros. and New Line have delayed the release of Kevin Costner’s Western, which was scheduled for August 16. Horizon: American Saga – Chapter 2 after the disappointing box office results of the first part.

The first part of the director’s long saga, which qualified for Cannes out of competition, premiered in North America on June 28 and grossed $22.6 million.

A New Line Cinema spokesperson said: “Territory Pictures and New Line Cinema have made the decision not to release Horizon: Chapter 2 August 16 to give viewers a better chance to see the first part Horizon in the coming weeks, including on PVoD and Max platforms.

“We thank our exhibition partners for their continued support, which allows audiences across the United States to discover the film during its theatrical run.”

Screen Understands Chapter 1 will hit PVoD on July 16 and remain in theaters. A release date for Max has not been set.

Releasing both parts within seven weeks of each other was always a risky move, since the release of the second part depended on the box office success of the first.

Chapter 1 is a three-hour Western aimed at Costner’s aging fan base and fans of the popular series Yellow stonein which he plays the main role.

The film was a big hit in the Midwest and Southern regions of the United States, especially among viewers over 45, but the box office results indicate that Yellow stone Corps did not appear en masse.

Costner has said he plans to make four films, which will be a very expensive undertaking considering the first one was estimated to cost around $100 million to produce.

The film is set during the American Civil War. Costner stars alongside Sienna Miller, Sam Worthington, and Jena Malone.