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  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation: Of 9 months from June 2012 to March 2013, so the film could be converted to 3D & more scenes could be shot with Channing Tatum, after the main complaints from test screenings were that the film wasn't going to be in 3D and audiences weren't happy with how little time was spent on the development of the relationship between Duke & Roadblock before Duke's death. It was also anounced a month before the films release, and roughly a week before the toys were due to be released.
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  • Fans were waiting for nearly eight years for a sequel to Robert Rodriguez's Sin City, and it wasn't until 2012 that the sequel finally entered production, and it was released in late 2014.
  • A minor slip happened with the DVD debut of Terminator 2: Judgment Day (originally scheduled to be released on none other than Judgment Day itself), perhaps owing to the fact that it was literally a revolutionary disc, being the very first dual-layer DVD on the market, and there may have been a few bugs to work out that took a bit longer than anticipated.
  • John Grisham's The Gingerbread Man, originally set for release in September 1997 as the debut release of PolyGram Films, was delayed to January 1998 due to a dispute between PolyGram and director Robert Altman over the way the film was edited. PolyGram ultimately gave in after their cut was trashed at test screenings.
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  • The Sonic the Hedgehog movie was originally supposed to be released in November 2019. However, overwhelmingly negative fan reactions to Sonic's shoddy CGI design led to it being pushed back to February 2020 in order to give the filmmakers time to redesign Sonic to look closer to his game appearance.
  • No Time to Die was originally set to be released in April 2020, but in March, less than a month from release, the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 led to it being one of the first of many films delayed, in this case until November 2020.
    • Minions The Rise Of Gru was the first of such delayed films to be explicitly stated as unfinished at the time it was pulled from its release date, with the animation studio shuttering temporarily to wait out the outbreak.

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