Movie Delays Because of the Pandemic

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In Film
  • No Time To Die is first to get delayed

    No Time To Die is first to get delayed
    The James Bond Movie was moved back from it's April 10 release date to November 25. It was the first movie to do so because of the pandemic.
  • Black Widow gets delayed

    Black Widow gets delayed
    The Black Widow film, starring Scarlett Johannsen, was moved from it's upcoming May 1 release date. After numerous delays, the movie will finally come out this July on theaters and on Disney+.
  • Tenet is released in select theaters

    Tenet is released in select theaters
    Christopher Nolan's new film had numerous during the summer. The film was the first Hollywood tentpole film shown in theaters during the pandemic. It made $363.1 million on a $200 million budget.
  • Mulan gets released on Disney+

    Mulan gets released on Disney+
    After numerous delays, the film could be watched on Disney+ with a $30 Premier Access fee. It was released in theaters in countries that had the virus under control.
  • The Batman and Dune gets delayed

    The Batman and Dune gets delayed
    Both highly anticipated, The Batman starring Robert Pattinson and Denis Villeneuve's Dune were delayed on the same day. The Batman had many production problems, including Pattinson testing positive for Covid-19. Dune was set to release in December, and press had already started for the film.
  • Warner Brothers entire 2021 slate to be released on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously

    Warner Brothers entire 2021 slate to be released on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously
    Films like Godzilla Vs. Kong, The Matrix 4, Dune, The Suicide Squad, and In The Heights could be watched in theaters or on streaming on the same day. The decision was controversial, and worried many about the future of theaters.