Warner Bros Pushes Up Release Date For ‘Trap,’ Dates Four Other Projects

Warner Bros. announced on Thursday that Trap, the latest thriller from two-time Oscar nominee M. Night Shyamalan, will go earlier, moving up a week from August 9 to August 2nd.

At the same time, the studio unveiled release dates for four untitled projects. An UNTITLED NL/ATOMIC MONSTER/BLUMHOUSE EVENT FILM will open on April 17, 2026, while an UNTITLED WB EVENT FILM will debut March 26, 2027. An UNTITLED WPBA/LOCKSMITH FILM will unspool on July 23, 2027, with an UNTITLED WB FAMILY SEQUEL releasing December 17, 2027.

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One of the most anticipated titles of the summer, Shyamalan’s Trap, starring Josh Hartnett and Saleka Shyamalan, is now poised to open against Neon’s horror thriller Cuckoo starring Hunter Schafer, Columbia Pictures’ Harold and the Purple Crayon, and the Kino Lorber drama Sebastian, among other films.

Pic watches as a man and his daughter attend a pop concert where they realize they’re at the center of a dark and sinister event. When the father notices a heightened police presence at the venue, he’s alerted to the fact that the concert was put together as an elaborate ruse to catch a serial killer. Little does the vendor who tells him this know that the killer is, we’re led to believe, Hartnett himself. Shyamalan directed the film from his own script and produced alongside Marc Bienstock and Ashwin Rajan.

Most recently releasing The Watchers, the debut feature of Ishana Night Shyamalan, Warner Bros is set to unveil Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1 on June 28, with Chapter 2 debuting August 23. Other upcoming projects from the studio include Twisters on July 19, Zoë Kravitz’s directorial debut Blink Twice on August 23, and Beetlejuice Beetlejuice on September 6, to name just a few.

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