Many films, including some blockbuster hopefuls, have had their release dates postponed. With the novel coronavirus outbreak requiring most Americans to stay inside, movie theaters have closed to the public, film premieres have been canceled and releases have been postponed.
The rescheduling of movies this year has, of course, affected the 2021 schedule as well. Here are the new release dates of some of the most anticipated upcoming films, according to CNET.
“No Time To Die“
The next chapter of the 007 franchise, starring Daniel Craig, was the first major film to postpone its release, moved from April 2020 to Nov. 25 in the U.S. and Nov. 12 in the U.K.
The Marvel spinoff starring Scarlett Johannson as the title character was moved from May 1, 2020, to Nov. 6.
The live-action reboot of Disney’s Mulan was pushed from March 27, 2020, to July 24. The postponement came as shock as it was announced just a couple of weeks before it was set to debut.
“Wonder Woman 1984“
The original release date of the DC comics sequel was tentatively June 2020 and is now scheduled for Aug. 14.
The anticipated reboot of the cult horror film written by Oscar-winner Jordan Peele was scheduled for June 12, 2020, and has been postponed to Sept. 25.
“The French Dispatch“
Wes Anderson’s latest project starring Bill Murray and Saorise Ronan was moved from July 2020 to Oct. 16.
A new ensemble flick from the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been pushed back to Feb. 12, 2021, from Nov. 6, 2020.
The sequel to the classic ‘90s flick has moved from June 24, 2020, to Dec. 23.
The new Ghostbusters, this time spearheaded by Jason Reitman, was moved from July 10, 2020, to March 5, 2021.
The ninth installment of the “Fast and Furious” series, starring Vin Diesel and Charlize Theron, has been moved from May 2020 to April 2, 2021.
“Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings“
Marvel’s film foray into martial arts was reshuffled to May 7, 2021, from February 2021.
The Tom Holland vehicle and expected blockbuster was moved from March 5, 2021 to Oct. 8, 2021.
While these are just the movies that have been rescheduled, there are still a slew that have been pushed back with no new release date like “A Quiet Place Part II,” “The New Mutants,” and “Minions: The Rise of Guru.”
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