Is 2020 in any respect salvageable for main studio blockbusters? It’s showing much less seemingly after the current disappointments surrounding Warner Brothers’ Tenet and Disney’s Mulan. And in keeping with at the very least a number of nameless sources speaking to Deadline, it’s about to end in Marvel Studios’ hotly anticipated Black Widow being delayed but once more.
The report, which was filed Tuesday afternoon, states Disney executives are at present pondering a transfer of Black Widow off its present Nov. 6 launch date, despite the fact that the studio has but to choose a brand new date. In accordance with the commerce, Black Widow may theoretically be moved to as quickly as December… or it could possibly be absolutely pushed to dates unknown in 2021. Disney has not responded to themodernhealthcare inquiries in regards to the delay as of the time of writing.
One other delay for Marvel’s Black Widow could also be inevitable given the present state of the film business. The movie, which was beforehand slated to open on Might 1, already moved out of its kickoff place for the summer time film season when the season was basically cancelled by the coronavirus pandemic. Whereas Disney elected to ultimately move the superhero movie all the best way to Nov. 6, displacing Marvel’s The Eternals and each different scheduled Marvel Studios superhero movie into 2022, the Mouse Home was nonetheless hedging its bets on the hope that the pandemic could be underneath management by autumn.
Whereas that’s comparatively true for some components of the world, it isn’t so within the U.S., nor does it seem seemingly that the rampant charges of COVID-19 an infection will development considerably down in home markets by November. The truth is, many of the largest moviegoing markets within the U.S., together with Los Angeles, New York Metropolis, and San Francisco, are protecting film theaters indefinitely closed.