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Monster Hunter Movie Moves Up Release Date

A rare 2020 movie announcement that is the opposite of delaying.


Some great news for Monster Hunter fans on the heels of the film adaptation recently getting an international trailer--the film's release date has been pushed up from December 30 in the United States to Christmas Day, December 25. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway, has also moved to April 2, 2021 from January 15, 2021; Fatherhood has also moved from April 2, 2021 to April 16, 2021.

The film's official synopsis reads: "Behind our world, there is another: a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When an unexpected sandstorm transports Captain Artemis (Milla Jovovich) and her unit (TI Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta) to a new world, the soldiers are shocked to discover that this hostile and unknown environment is home to enormous and terrifying monsters immune to their firepower."

As the trailer above indicates, once in this other world, the military unit joins forces with a mysterious hunter whose abilities at hunting these powerful creatures becomes critical for everyone's survival. Together, the synopsis suggests, they face "a danger so great it could threaten to destroy their world, the brave warriors combine their unique abilities to band together for the ultimate showdown."

Monster Hunter is written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, who has worked on other game adaptation movies like 1995's Mortal Kombat and 2002's Resident Evil.

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