Comic-Con Worldwide has postponed WonderCon 2020 amid issues relating to the coronavirus.
As reported instances of the coronavirus improve throughout the globe, a number of main occasions and gatherings have been postponed to reduce the chance of publicity to illness. Now, Comic-Con Worldwide has determined to push again WonderCon 2020 till a later date.
WonderCon 2020 was initially scheduled to happen from Aril 10th via the 12th, however Comic-Con Worldwide has opted to comply with the advice of the California Division of Public Well being by suspending the occasion till a date that has but to be introduced. You possibly can learn the official assertion from Comic-Con Worldwide on the choice to postpone WonderCon 2020 and the standing of San Diego Comic-Con 2020 amid the coronavirus:
To shield public well being and sluggish the speed of transmission of COVID-19, the California Division of Public Well being introduced a suggestion that gatherings and occasions of greater than 250 individuals ought to both be postponed or cancelled. Comic-Con (organizer of WonderCon) will abide by this suggestion. Subsequently WonderCon Anaheim, scheduled for April 10-12, 2020 in Anaheim, California, can be postponed till a later date. We’ll start processing refunds within the coming days.
We proceed to work intently with officers in San Diego and presently no choice has been made relating to the rescheduling of Comic-Con slated to happen this summer season; July 23-26, 2020. We urge everybody to comply with the suggestions set forth by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention and your native well being officers.
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The suspending of WonderCon 2020 is simply the most recent consequence the coronavirus has had on fan occasions in latest days. Warner Bros. just lately canceled the New York premiere of Superman: Purple Son to forestall the chance of publicity to the illness whereas E3 and Emerald Metropolis Comedian Con had been canceled for a similar cause.
Hollywood productions have additionally been impacted by the coronavirus. Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier halted manufacturing in Prague as a result of illness whereas main releases corresponding to No Time to Die, A Quiet Place: Half II, and Quick and Livid 9 have had their respective launch dates pushed again.
Keep tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the most recent information on WonderCon, Comic-Con, and the coronavirus’ affect on fan occasions because it develops!