Disney has announced a new slew of film release date changes, and Marvel fans are sure to be feeling the pain of this announcement.
It seemed as though it was only a matter of time before it happened, but it is now official: The Black Widow release date has moved once again.
- Black Widow moves from 11/6/20 to 5/7/21
- Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings moves from 5/7/21 to 7/9/21
- Eternals moves from 2/12/21 to 11/5/21
The movement of Black Widow causes some interesting statistics. The new May 7 release date means we will have gone 681 days without a Marvel movie. It also makes 2020 the first year with a Marvel film since 2009. The only new Marvel content to release this year will be the WandaVision series on Disney Plus.
In addition to the Marvel changes, West Side Story has moved from Dec. 18, 2020 to Dec. 10, 2021. Kenneth Branagh’s Death on the Nile received the smallest move as it takes over West Side Story’s old Dec. 18 date as opposed to the original Oct. 23.
The King’s Man actually moved up from Feb. 26, 2021 to Feb. 12, 2021.
The biggest surprise is that Pixar’s Soul remains unchanged and will stay on its Nov. 20, 2020 date.
With the coronavirus pandemic appearing to enter a second wave in Europe, and predictions of increased cases in the U.S., don’t be too surprised if we see even more release date changes in the coming weeks.