Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
turned out to be a huge success for Marvel. It’s the first MCU film
Marvel’s Shang-Chi release success
The pandemic made going to the movies problematic last year when studios postponed releases or sent them to streaming. The number of cases has been rising in various markets in recent weeks, leading to another wave of movie delays. Some blockbusters were pushed back to 2022, and others were sent to streaming.
Would enough people go watch the film in theaters now that there isn’t a
Marvel’s Kevin Feige said during the Shang-Chi red-carpet premiere that he’d like Eternals to get a theater-only release.
Will fans be watching #Eternals at home or at the theaters? "I think a theater would be my preference and Chloe [Zhao]'s preference. We will see where we go with it," says Kevin Feige. https://t.co/Tgq3Td0b9l pic.twitter.com/GyCIz04kjs
— Variety (@Variety) August 17, 2021
Eternals premiere still set for November 5th
and Marvel are yet to announce any changes to the current release plans for Eternals. The film has a November 5th theater-only premiere. According to Variety, insiders say
We heard the same thing a few days ago about Sony’s late 2021 movies. The studio might postpone Venom 2 and No Way Home. The latter could hit theaters in March 2022, taking the slot of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. But the Shang-Chi success seemed to have convinced Sony to release Venom 2 two weeks ahead of schedule.
The Variety report notes that the Shang-Chi opening weekend performance isn’t the sole factor when it comes to
Rumors and speculation aside, a leaked article earlier this week seemed to indicate that the Eternals release is still on schedule. The October edition of Empire Magazine delivers an exciting detail about the Eternals plot. It reveals precisely when the movie takes place relative to Endgame.
As Marvel’s marketing campaign ramps up, we expect to see more interviews with the cast and crew in the weeks leading to the Eternals premiere. The article leak seems to suggest the film will make its early November release date. However, it’s not enough to tell us whether we’re looking at a theaters-only release or a day-and-date premiere. Not to mention that