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Film delays weren’t unusual within the Earlier than Instances, i.e. earlier than 2020, however this 12 months, they’ve turn out to be considerably extra frequent… for apparent causes. In reality, numerous films have had their launch dates modified greater than as soon as, and at this time, Disney has introduced it’s as soon as once more shifting across the releases of a few of its greatest upcoming fare, together with Marvel films like Black Widow and Eternals.
Beginning off with these two, Black Widow was beforehand scheduled to return out on November 6, and Eternals would comply with on February 12, 2021. Now, Black Widow has now been moved to Could 7, 2021, whereas Eternals has been slotted for November 5, 2021. So curiously sufficient, each these Marvel Cinematic Universe entries have been put again into the months they had been initially supposed for at first of 2020, however a 12 months late than anticipated.
Nevertheless, simply because Black Widow and Eternals are again to being Could and November releases, respectively, doesn’t imply that the MCU slate will unfold the identical method. Ever since Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was formally introduced on the 2019 San Diego Comedian-Con, the plan was for it to return out after Eternals, and it was beforehand scheduled for Could 7, 2021. Now that Black Widow has taken that spot, Shang-Chi has been moved to July 9, 2021, so we’ll find yourself seeing it earlier than Eternals, even though Eternals has already completed principal images and Shang-Chi continues to be taking pictures.
That does it for the MCU launch date modifications, so let’s take a look at different corners of the Disney movie empire. Loss of life on the Nile, the second film to star Kenneth Branagh’s Hercule Poirot, will now be launched on December 18 slightly than October 23. Considered one of Branagh’s costars within the sequel is Gal Gadot, who additionally has Marvel Lady 1984 popping out on December 25. So assuming a kind of films doesn’t blink, evidently Gadot shall be competing in opposition to… herself.
Moviegoers may even have to attend even longer to see Steven Spielberg’s remake of West Aspect Story, because it’s been pushed again a full 12 months, from December 18 to December 10, 2021. The Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas-led psychological thriller Deep Water has additionally been delayed from November 13 to August 13, 2021.
However wait, everybody, Disney didn’t simply announce delays! There are additionally some films shifting up within the schedule. The Empty Man, based mostly off the same-named graphic novel from Increase! Studios, is now being launched on October 23 slightly than December 4. As for The King’s Man, the third installment of the Kingsman sequence that explores the eponymous spy group’s origins throughout World Battle I, it’s arriving on February 12, 2021 slightly than February 26 of the identical 12 months.
One notable Disney film that wasn’t talked about on this announcement is Pixar’s Soul, which stars Jamie Foxx as a center faculty music trainer whose soul turns into separate from his physique and should discover his method again to Earth earlier than his bodily type dies. Proper now, Soul is slotted for November 20, however it was not too long ago reported that Disney was contemplating releasing the film straight to Disney+. Maybe no point out of Soul shifting dates strengthens these claims. There’s additionally no point out of the Ryan Reynolds-led online game comedy Free Man, which is presently resting on December 11.
As a reminder, given the best way issues are these days, there’s no assure that any of those films will completely persist with these launch dates. Ought to any of them shift round on the calendar once more, we right here at CinemaBlend will you should definitely let you understand.