Disney and Marvel Cinematic Universe Announce New Theatrical Release Dates Delayed by Coronavirus
Sunday, April 5, 2020
On Friday (April 3) Disney announced new theatrical release dates for upcoming movies, which are delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement included highly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe title dates for films Black Widow, Thor and more.
Updated Disney theatrical release dates include:
Mulan will now open on July 24th, 2020.
Free Guy starring Ryan Reynolds will now open on December 11, 2020.
Jungle Cruise will now open on July 30th, 2021.
Disney’s fifth Indiana Jones film is slated to open July 29th, 2022. The film remains untitled.
Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch will open October 16th, 2020.
Many Marvel titles were moved to accommodate the release of the Black Widow which will be the first movie in the first film fourth phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Many theatrical release dates were not not moved to streaming first to avoid catastrophic losses to the studios.
Black Widow starring Scarlett Johansson will open on November 6th, 2020.
The Eternals will open on February, 12th, 2021
Shang- Chi and The Legend of Ten Rings will now open on May 7th, 2021
Spider-Man: the fifth film of Phase Four will open on July 16th, 2021
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness to November 5th, 2021
Thor: Love and Thunder will now open on February 18th, 2022
Black Panther 2 will open May 8th, 2022
Captain Marvel 2 will open two weeks early on July 8th, 2022