Disney Announces New Release Dates for Its Roster of Movies

As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic rocks the world, countries all over the globe begin to adjust to meet what is needed in order to flatten the curve. Part of that is Hollywood’s stalling of production and postponing of premieres for its projects.

Disney recently announced a slew of updated release dates for its upcoming movies.

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The live-action Mulan remake that was scheduled to come out last March will instead be released on July 24, 2020. Black Widow will be moved to November 6, 2020.

Black Widow‘s new release date accordingly impacts the rest of Marvel’s phase 4 films. The Eternals will be opening on February 12, 2021 in place of its November 2020 premiere. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be released on May 7, 2021; Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on November 5, 2021; and Thor: Love and Thunder on February 18, 2022.

Black Panther 2 will keep its May 6, 2022 release while Captain Marvel 2  is now slotted for July 8, 2022.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Jungle Cruise will come to theaters a year later than planned on July 21, 2021.

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch (to be distributed by Disney’s newly owned Searchlight Pictures studio) has been moved from July 24 to October 16 of this year.

The Artemis Fowl adaptation will be going straight to Disney+ instead of showing in theaters.

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