Back when Paramount announced that it would be postponing the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation
nine entire months, ostensibly to retrofit it with 3D and reshoot some scenes, we raised our eyebrows suspiciously. Hollywood is sort of reeling from the success of The Avengers
, because while it means great things for Marvel Studios and everyone else involved in the production, it's kind of sucking the life out of the rest of the summer blockbuster season.
See, the thing about The Avengers
is not that it had a huge spike in attention, made a bunch of money, and then got out of the way for the next batch of action blockbusters. It's sitting around, the 800 pound gorilla and the unexpected houseguest all in one. Which brings us to Universal's press release on why they've delayed the latest installment of their highly successful Bourne