Warner Bros. has made a decision to move their upcoming film Rampage starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson up one week, keeping its two-week distance from Marvel Studios' Avengers: Infinity War, according to The Hollywood Reporter. By moving from May 4 to April 27, the superhero tentpole would jumpstart the summer movie season a little early, and dominate any other films that hoped to draw in a few pre-summer crowds.
This happens to "Rampage" starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Insiders told THR that Rampage's producers wanted to preserve their two week cushion before Infinity War.
Originally, the film was set for an April 20th premiere.
Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, an extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla that's been in his care since birth. As these newly created predators battle for supremacy and tear across North America, Okoye teams with a discredited genetic engineer (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote and fight his way through the ever-changing battlefield, not only to stop a global catastrophe, but also to save the beast that once his friend.
Essentially, Disney is throwing its weight around, aware that no smaller movie - particularly not a film by the director of the bad "San Andreas" - can stand up to the might of the Merry Marvel Marching Society.