Schumacher film postponed after attacks

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com September 21 2001 12:00 AM ET

Bad Company, a comedic action-adventure movie from out director Joel Schumacher, has had its December opening date postponed following the September 11 attacks, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, which stars Anthony Hopkins and Chris Rock, features terrorists as part of its story line. In a statement, the Walt Disney Co. said, "Due to the national tragedy that occurred, Touchstone Pictures has postponed the release date of its action-comedy film Bad Company." No new release date was given. Other major action films postponed following the recent terrorist attacks include Big Trouble, Collateral Damage, and The Time Machine, although producers of the Christian apocalypse film Megiddo: The Omega Code 2 have decided to open Friday as previously scheduled.