With Black Widow changing into the newest movie to be pushed again due to the coronavirus, might this trigger a schedule shift for the remainder of Marvel Studios’ Phase 4?
Final week, Disney confirmed that they’d be delaying the discharge dates of Mulan and the without end cursed Fox-Marvel movie, The New Mutants because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. This then led to hypothesis on whether or not Marvel Studios’ Black Widow can be subsequent. Nicely, as we speak it was lastly introduced that Black Widow will probably be delayed indefinitely and eliminated off its preliminary Might launch date.
Regardless of the movie being set earlier than Avengers: Infinity Battle, Black Widow is the beginning of Marvel Studios’ Phase 4, which may even embody tv exhibits. Given the present circumstances, film theaters won’t being opening up till the tip of summer season. This might imply that August or September can be the earliest rescheduled launch date. Nevertheless, one other situation Marvel Studios faces for the time being is that manufacturing on The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision, and Loki are at present on maintain as effectively. Which means that The Falcon and The Winter Solider and WandaVision may be lacking their Disney Plus launch dates too.
An answer Marvel Studios may be contemplating is shifting shifting all of the Phase 4 launch dates again. So, we might see Black Widow transfer into Eternals‘ November sixth launch date, Eternals to Shang-Chi‘s February 12th spot, and so forth. On the tv aspect, The Falcon and The Winter Solider would possibly transfer to WandaVision‘s authentic December launch window. Since The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and WandaVision have months of filming already below their belt, this might give them sufficient time to complete filming in the event that they have been to start out once more on the finish of the summer season. It’s additionally widespread for tv exhibits to proceed filming as a season begins anyhow.
Nonetheless, altering Disney Plus launch dates will probably be a lot simpler then it will likely be for the movies. No matter occurs, it’s clear Marvel Studios has some main selections to make with their future launch dates given their huge interconnected story. Nonetheless, it does seem to be shifting the discharge dates to current ones already claimed by Marvel Studios may be the simplest route they might take.
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Right here is the official synopsis for Black Widow:
In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker elements of her ledger when a harmful conspiracy with ties to her previous arises. Pursued by a drive that can cease at nothing to deliver her down, Natasha should cope with her historical past as a spy and the damaged relationships left in her wake lengthy earlier than she turned an Avenger.
Directed by Cate Shortland from a script written by Eric Pearson primarily based on a narrative by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson, Marvel Studios’ Black Widow stars Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, Ray Winstone, Olivier Richters, and Rachel Weisz.
Black Widow is on maintain indefinitely.