Gerard Butler's 'Greenland' Delays September Release Amid Pandemic

Gerard Butler stars in GREENLAND
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STX's apocalyptic disaster-adventure has earned a promising $12.5 million overseas to date.

Greenland is delaying its Sept. 25 release amid the ongoing challenges facing the domestic box office due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including continued cinema closures in Los Angeles and New York City.

Instead, the apocalyptic disaster-adventure pic will be released sometime in the fourth quarter, STXfilms said Monday.

Greenland stars Butler as John Garrity, whose family must fight for survival as a planet-killing comet races to earth. He and his estranged wife, along with their young son, embark on a monumental trek that culminates in a desperate and last-minute flight to a possible safe haven.

Morena Baccarin and Scott Glenn co-star in the movie, which was directed by Ric Roman Waugh.

Overseas, Greenland has earned a promising $12.5 million to date. STX notes it has performed better in key territories than the Angel Has Fallen series and Geostorm, all films starring Butler.