Disneyjust announced that Black Widow, Marvel’s film that kicks of MCU Phase 4, has been postponed over coronavirus fears.
- Black Widow joins other
Disneydelays, including Mulan, The New Mutants, The Personal History of David Copperfield, and The Woman in the Window. Disneyhas yet to announce a new release date for Black Widow.
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The coronavirus outbreak has no end in sight, and the situation is getting worse all the time. With each day that goes by, governments around the world announce new measures meant to curb the risk of infection, with social distancing being one of the top ways to protect the population. As a result, several events have been canceled in the past few weeks, including major trade shows and sporting events, but also movie premieres. Basically, gatherings of people are banned around the world, which makes it impossible to hold such events in the first place. Not that anyone in their right mind would want to attend them.
As a result, several industries have been hit, including the movie business. Some studios have already announced delays, just as theater chains revealed their theaters will stay closed for weeks to come. Following a series of rumors, Black Widow now joins the ranks of major blockbusters that have been delayed. The film is easily one of the most anticipated movies of the first half of 2020, as it’s the first title in Marvel’s next phase of superhero media.
It all started with Sony’s No Time to Die, which was the first film to be postponed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Several others followed, including Fast and Furious 9, A Quiet Place Part II, The New Mutants, and Mulan.
Rumors last week said that, in addition to The New Mutants and Mulan,
JUST IN: Disney is delaying Marvel’s Black Widow because of the coronavirus. It was due out on May 1.
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As it stands right now, Black Widow doesn’t have a release date, and we shouldn’t expect the film anytime soon given the current progress of the coronavirus pandemic.
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