Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is the second of Marvel’s four MCU movies releasing this year. But, unlike Black Widow, Shang-Chi won’t get a day-and-date release on
After reports said that Sony might postpone Venom 2 to mid-October, the studio confirmed them on Thursday. This prompted speculation that other movies might see similar delays, including Spider-Man: No Way Home.
Disney, however, did not make any alternation to its current slate of movies, Marvel MCU adventures included.
Shang-Chi release date for
Black Widow has been a huge hit on Premier Access in early May. It was the first time Disney revealed Premier Access figures for a film. But the Black Widow success on streaming had an unexpected side effect. Scarlett Johansson sued Disney, alleging that the company breached its contractual obligations when it gave the film a day-and-date release.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will not premiere on
The film launches on September 3rd in cinemas, where it’ll run for 45 days before the
What about Eternals and No Way Home?
“The prospect of being able to take a Marvel title to the service after going theatrical with 45 days will be yet another data point to inform our actions going forward on our titles,” CEO Bob Chapek said during the interview.
It’s too early to tell how the Shang-Chi performance will influence other Marvel movies releasing this year. Eternals has a November 5th release date. No Way Home premieres on December 17th. That’s assuming
As for their streaming debut, it’s Eternals that will definitely hit