I found out from its delay announcement that there is going to be a sequel to the 2015 Goosebumps movie that was based on the series of children’s books of the same name. An October release makes a lot more sense for this film than a September release just for the fact it should be closer to Halloween. It does sound like there are some logistical reasons for the move outside of Halloween though.
Goosebumps 2 starring Jack Black is moving closer to Halloween, going from September 21 to October 12. That’s a logical move given the fact that Amblin via Universal has its own Black family title, The House With a Clock in Its Walls opening on September 21 alongside Lionsgate’s Robin Hood. On its new release date, Goosebumps 2 will compete against Lionsgate’s Hellfest and Universal’s men-on-the-moon biopic First Man. In addition, that’s Columbus Day weekend at the B.O.