The boss needs a bit more time off.
Universal announced Monday that DreamWorks Animation‘s sequel The Boss Baby: Family Business is pushing back its release date in theaters from March 26, 2021 to Sept. 17, 2021.
In a twinned move, DWA‘s Bad Guys, which had been set to open on Sept. 17, is unset for now. A 2022 release date will be announced in the coming weeks.
Hollywood studios continue to rearrange their upcoming calendars amid the ongoing pandemic, which has resulted in theater closures and production delays,
Boss Baby 2 reunites director Tom McGrath and voice star Alec Baldwin. Lisa Kudrow and Jimmy Kimmel also reprise their roles as Ted and Tim’s parents. Newcomers to the voice cast include James Mardsen, Eva Longoria, Ariana Greenblatt, Amy Sedaris and Jeff Goldblum.
The original Boss Baby, released in 2017 when DWA was owned by 20th Century Fox, was a sleeper hit at the box office, grossing north of $500 million worldwide.