The Coronavirus outbreak has greatly disrupted the film industry. Studios are not only having to decide how to release movies that had theater release dates set for this time but how to handle shows and movies that were in production. The number of shows and movies being delayed grows every day but here are the productions we’ll have to wait a bit longer to see as of mid-May.
Mulan: Disney is currently reworking its entire release schedule. Just two weeks before it was supposed to premiere Mulan got pushed to July 24th.
The Witcher (Season 2): The Netflix hit had to interrupt production in London and put it on hold.
Uncharted: Uncharted, featuring Tom Holland, has moved its March 2020 date to October 2021. The film was still in production.
The Batman: The anticipated reveal of Robert Pattinson as Batman has moved from June 2021 to October 2021.
The French Dispatch: Wes Anderson’s star-studded newest feature, The French Dispatch, has been pushed from July to October 16th.
Black Widow: The entire Marvel Cinematic Universe has been shuffled around. Originally scheduled to premiere May 1st, Black Widow has been pushed to November.
No Time To Die: The first major movie release date to be changed due to Coronavirus was No Time to Die. It changed dates multiple times and has essentially landed for release in November.
The Forever Purge: Set to be released on July 10th, this movie now has no release date.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness: This May 2021 release has been pushed to the fall of 2021 as Marvel has to reorganize all their releases in a particular order to honor the storyline.
Free Guy: Ryan Reynolds’s summer comedy has been pushed to December 11th.
Top Gun: Maverick: Tom Cruise’s sequel to Top Gun has been pushed from June to December.
John Wick: Chapter 4: The May 21, 2021 release date has been pushed back a year to May 27th, 2022.
The New Mutants: This X-men spinoff has been rescheduled a number of times and is set for August 28th now.
Eternals: Marvel has moved Eternals from November to February 2021.
Blue Story: Andrew Onwubolu’s film was set to be released in March but now has no current release date.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife: Sony moved Jason Reitman’s Ghostbusters from July to March.
The Lovebirds: This romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae was supposed to screen on April 3rd. It will now be shown on Netflix starting May 22nd, 2020.
The Many Saints of Newark: The prequel to the TV show The Sopranos was to be released in the fall and is now pushed back to March 2021.
Soul: Pixar’s animated feature has been moved from June 19th to November 20th.
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run: Paramount has moved this date twice so far, landing on August 7th for the official release.
Morbius: Jared Leto’s Marvel movie has swapped its July release date for a March date.
F9: The ninth Fast and Furious film moved from May this year to April next year. It is now taking the screening date of the anticipated 10th and final film.
Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings: February’s release date for Marvel’s martial arts flick has been moved to May.
Antebellum: Horror-thriller Antebellum has been moved from April 24th to August 21st.
Wonder Woman 1984: Originally set to release in June, Warner Bros has moved the Wonder Woman sequel to August 14th.
The Tomorrow War: Sci-fi/action film, The Tomorrow War has been moved its release date from December 25th to July 23rd, 2021.
Candyman: The highly anticipated horror remake by Jordan Peele has been pushed from June to September.
Spiral: Chris Rock and Samuel L Jackson’s continuation of the Saw franchise has been pushed back a year from May 2020 to May 2021.