Hollywood flicks pushed back due to Coronavirus pandemic
We all know the Coronavirus pandemic is slowly turning into our worst nightmares, as after bringing the world to a halt, we have now officially been put into lockdown. Let's see how that works out for some of the big-budget Hollywood projects that everyone had been looking forward to. Some of the films have been pushed behind schedule and others have been pushed back indefinitely. Check out the list:
Sonic the Hedgehog
The film opened to an overwhelming response in the US but will have to wait further to see the light of the day in China, the second-largest film market.
This Vin Diesel starrer hit the screens in the US, UK, Ireland, and India but could not release in China. It releases on OTT platforms sooner than intended owing to the pandemic.
Peter Rabbit 2
The Runaway- Sony has pushed the release of 'Peter Rabbit 2'- the live computer-animated comedy film from March 27th to August 27th. It was set to release in US on April 3 but that has been now, delayed indefinitely after its release in Europe.
Warner Bros held out until March 24 before announcing that the movie would be delayed from its planned June 5 release. Where many big movies have postponed their opening indefinitely, Wonder Woman 1984 is committed to hitting theaters in August.
A Quiet Place Part 2
The John Krasinski directorial starring Emily Blunt and Cillian Murphy was set to hit the screens on March 20. But Paramount announced that it was postponing the film to an unspecified date later in the year.
Originally scheduled for May 1, Marvel's Black Widow has been pushed back to an unspecified date. Disney made the announcement on March 17.
Mission Impossible 7
The seventh installment in the MI franchise was halted mid-production after the pandemic started picking up pace. Although the film is set to be released in July 2021, and Paramount has not announced any changes yet.
The ninth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise and the tenth full-length film overall was scheduled for an initial April release but now has been pushed back indefinitely.
No Time To Die
This James Bond film that marked Daniel Craig's last outing as the revered spy was scheduled for an initial April release but now has been pushed back until November.
This live-action remake based on Chinese folklore has an all All Asian cast and most importantly, a Chinese leading lady, Liu Yifei. The film was supposed to release in March but has been delayed indefinitely.