"My Spy," a family-friendly comedy starring Dave Bautista, has been abruptly moved from its August 23 release date to 2020.
Variety reports that the studio STX Films is looking for a new date in the first quarter of next year. It could open as early as January, one of the insiders told the outlet.
"My Spy" finds Bautista (best known as Drax from "Guardians of the Galaxy") playing a hardened CIA operative who has bungled a few intelligence operations. And he goes undercover in a last-ditch surveillance operation, only to get busted by a little girl (Chloe Coleman). She forces him to teach her spycraft — or is he the one taking notes from her?
According to Variety, the movie was drawing comparisons to the Arnold Schwarzenegger’s "Kindergarten Cop," but the studio wanted buffer time between it and Bautista's buddy comedy "Stuber," which opens Friday.
Nine-year-old Sophie catches JJ, a hardened CIA operative, spying on her family during a routine surveillance operation. In exchange for not blowing his cover, JJ begrudgingly agrees to show the precocious girl how to be a spy. What at first seems like an easy task soon turns into a battle of wits as Sophie proves you don't need much experience to outsmart a seasoned agent. Read More