Spiderman, Dr. Strange and Thor sequels delayed due to coronavirus pandemic


26th April 2020 – (Hong Kong) COVID-19 pandemic has caused several movie blockbusters to be delayed. Disney’s “Mulan,” potentially one has been delayed because of the coronavirus. The film, a live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated film about a Chinese female warrior, was set to debut in North America on 27th March .The company also delayed the release of “The New Mutants” and “Antlers,” which were set to hit theatres in North America on 3rd April and 17th April, respectively.

Sony has also delayed the releases of two untitled Spiderman sequels by a few months. First, the follow-up to the Tom Holland-starring Spider-Man: Far From Home is moved from 16th July, 2021 to 5th Nov, 2021, while the sequel to the animated Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is delayed from 8th April, 2022 to 7th Oct, 2022.  

Disney’s  Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has been delayed again to 25th March, 2022. Thor: Love and Thunder, starring Chris Hemsworth and Christian Bale is also delayed from 18th February, 2022 to 11th February, 2022.

Also, Black Widow is now opening 6th Nov, 2020, The Eternals – 12th February, 2021, and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will premiere on 7th May, 2021.