Blake Lively’s ‘The Rhythm Section’ Bumped Back 9 Months to November 2019

Film was previously scheduled to be released on Feb. 22, 2019

Last Updated: January 25, 2019 @ 11:48 AM

Blake Lively’s “The Rhythm Section” has been bumped back nine months to Nov. 22, 2019, Paramount announced Friday.

The film was previously scheduled to be released on Feb. 22, 2019. The spy thriller will now compete against Disney’s “Frozen 2,” which is opening during the same timeframe.

TheWrap previously reported that production had been temporarily suspended in December 2017 because Lively had injured her wrist while filming an action sequence.

Reed Morano is directing “The Rhythm Section,” the first film in what’s intended to become a franchise with Michael G.Wilson and Barbara Broccoli producing. The film also stars Sterling K. Brown as Lively’s love interest.

“The Rhythm Section” is based on a series of spy novels by Mark Burnell, which tells the story of a woman scorned by the loss of her family in a mysterious plane crash.

Lively most recently starred in “The Shallows,” “All I See Is You,” and “A Simple Favor.” She is represented by WME, Management 360 and Vision PR.

Variety first reported the news.

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