Star Wars: Episode VIII – DELAYED! Pirates & Spider-Man Dates Shift

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Say it ain’t so!  Disney has made the decision to push Star Wars: Episode VIII‘s release date from May 26th to December 15th, 2017.  This comes not even a week after rumors of script rewrites to focus more on the new characters introduced in The Force Awakens.

Of course, every action has a reaction.  In its place, Disney has moved Pirates of the Caribbean‘s next installment from July 7th to Star Wars‘ original date of May 26th.   Minutes after the announcement, Spider-Man has moved into Pirate of the Caribbean‘s old slot of July 7th.  It must be nice to have a working relationship with Marvel Studios.

Spielberg will have to think again if he wants to release his scheduled Ready Player One on December 15th….