Disney has decided to postpone the release of Marvel Studios’ Black Widow following the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Black Widow was originally set up to be released on May 1st. There is no brand-new date for the movie. Black Widow follows New Mutants, Mulan, and Antlers, which Disney delayed recently. Black Widow was supposed to start the 4th stage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and was prepared to be the very first big film in the franchise following Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home
Over the last couple of weeks, several smash hit movies have actually dealt with lengthy delays because of coronavirus. No Time to Pass Away, the new James Bond film, will now be launched in November. Universal set the release date of F9 back a full year Movie theater chains, consisting of AMC and Regal, have actually also chosen to close their doors. AMC’s closure could last as much as 12 weeks.
This may continue (Disney could bring Onward to VOD, for example), but don’t anticipate any of the most significant titles to get the exact same treatment Black Widow, Mulan, and F9 might easily do $1 billion globally, making their theatrical launches essential to the studios.