- Created: Sunday, 15 March 2020 07:11
- Published: Sunday, 15 March 2020 07:47
As medical experts urge the public to social distant themselves from others during the coronavirus pandemic, movie studios are taking precautions as well canceling new movie releases for March and April. Disney announced Thursday MULAN, ANTLERS and THE NEW MUTANTS will not be released as scheduled while Sony took action sooner than that moving the next James Bond film, NO TIME TO DIE to November. Other titles were also canceled, some with new release dates and others with no new date. Check the list below.
MULAN (no new date)
NEW MUTANTS (no new date)
ANTLER (no new date)
PETER RABBIT 2 (August 7)
A QUIET PLACE PART 2 (no new date)
NO TIME TO DIE (Nov. 2020)
FAST & FURIOUS 9 (Spring 2021)
No other big films are set for release in March and April. Disney and Marvel have not yet announced whether BLACK WIDOW will remain on the schedule for a May 1st release date.
Movie theaters around the country have not yet been closed but how will the lack of new feature films affect them? According to health experts, the coronavirus pandemic will be a long term problem so it's inevitable that theater chains may eventually close for weeks.