The Woman in the Window delayed to 2020 for being 'too confusing'

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Photo credit: Sky - HBO
Photo credit: Sky - HBO

From Digital Spy

It's never a great sign when test audiences are confused by a movie, and it seems The Woman in the Window is taking measures to remedy that.

The upcoming movie stars Amy Adams as an agoraphobic child psychologist who is addicted to classic thrillers such as Hitchcock's Rear Window, and later witnesses a crime.

However, according to The Hollywood Reporter the movie has been pushed back from its October 2019 release date to 2020 because of reshoots to retool the movie after it reportedly left test audiences baffled.

Photo credit: Jason LaVeris / Contributor - Getty Images
Photo credit: Jason LaVeris / Contributor - Getty Images

The Woman in the Window is the final movie to come out of Fox's Fox 2000 division following Disney's huge merger with the company.

The movie, which is based on a 2017 novel by AJ Finn, is directed by Darkest Hour's Joe Wright and also stars Gary Oldman and Julianne Moore.

Photo credit: BBC
Photo credit: BBC

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"We're dealing with a complex novel," Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler said. "We tested the movie really early for that very reason. We wanted to make it better, and we've had Disney’s full support in doing that."

Adams' casting was announced early last year, though it now seems we'll be waiting for this thriller a lot longer than expected.

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