AceShowbiz - Disney has made some adjustments to its calendar after delaying a bunch of its upcoming projects due to the coronavirus crisis. The Mouse House has announced new dates for the movies which release dates have been affected by the ongoing pandemic, including the highly-anticipated "Black Widow" and "Mulan".
The upcoming Marvel film, which was supposed to arrive on May 1, is now scheduled to open on November, taking over the slot which belonged to "The Eternals". The Angelina Jolie-starring flick now is moved to February 12, 2021.
The live-action remake of the Disney animated classic was supposed to be due out on March 27, is now occupying the July 24 slot, which originally belonged to Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's "Jungle Cruise". As the result, the action adventure film is pushed back a year to July 30, 2021.
The cascading effect doesn't stop there. "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings", which was originally in the spot now claimed by "The Eternals", will now open on May 7, 2021. "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness", which originally got the May 2021 slot, is now set for November 5, 2021, bumping "Thor: Love and Thunder" to February 18, 2022.
"Black Panther" is not affected by these shifts, still being set for a May 8, 2022 release. Meanwhile, "Captain Marvel 2" is moved up two weeks to July 8, 2022.
Disney has also announced new dates for Ryan Reynolds' "Free Guy" (from July 3 to December 11, 2020), "Bob's Burgers" (from July 17 to April 9, 2021), Wes Anderson's "The French Dispatch" (from July 24 to October 16, 2020), and a new "Indiana Jones" film (from July 9, 2021 to July 29, 2022).
Previously, the studio also pulled "The Personal History of David Copperfield", "Antlers", "The Woman in the Window" and "The New Mutants" from their original release dates. New dates for these titles are not revealed yet.