Within the authentic, higher, timeline, we’d have been gearing as much as catch Black Widow in theaters in slightly over a month. Nevertheless, because of the coronavirus pandemic, Scarlett Johansson’s first solo outing within the MCU had its launch delayed. For the previous few weeks, we’ve been questioning what Marvel was planning on doing with the film, however ultimately, they’ve now introduced their new schedule, telling us precisely how lengthy now we have to attend to see it.
As followers anticipated, the delay of Black Widow has had a knock-on impact on the remainder of the franchise’s Section four line-up. So what’s occurring is that the spy-flavored superhero flick is now occupying the November sixth date that was initially stuffed by The Eternals. Because of this we’ll solely have the one MCU movie in cinemas this yr, which is the primary time this has occurred since Iron Man 2 all the way in which again in 2010.
This additionally implies that as a substitute of simply 4 weeks, we now have one other seven months to attend till we get to see Black Widow in the end. There’s no method round it, that’s an enormous blow, however clearly Disney and Marvel thought onerous about this and determined it was the very best plan of motion. Scheduling a launch any earlier is dangerous at this stage, as it could have be cancelled once more. November must be a secure guess, although.
After all, there’d been a name to easily drop the movie on a streaming service on its preliminary due date and go away it at that. Even star David Harbour advocated the studio taking this route. It all the time appeared onerous to swallow that they’d forego a cinematic launch, although, so it’s no shock that they’ve finally elected to maintain it in theaters, even on the expense of their authentic schedule.
After Black Widow lastly arrives this November, The Eternals will then comply with on February 12th, 2021. Shang-Chi was presupposed to drop on that date, however now it’s filling Physician Unusual 2′s spot, and so forth and so forth. In different phrases, mark your calendars accordingly, people.