The Coronavirus pandemic nonetheless hasn’t peaked in most areas and the haziness surrounding how lengthy the worldwide lockdown will final is wreaking absolute havoc on the leisure business. 2020 goes to be one of many worst years for Hollywood ever at this price, with most main motion pictures having their launch dates delayed and the overwhelming majority of initiatives that have been both already capturing or set to start out filming this 12 months additionally being halted.
Nevertheless it’s not solely the movies and tv exhibits themselves which are being impacted by this with regards to the leisure business, as tons of conventions have additionally been compelled to shut their doorways and cancel upcoming occasion and now, it information that ought to shock completely nobody, the largest conference of all of them has fallen sufferer to the pandemic. Sure, we’re speaking about Comic-Con.
Confirmed through press launch earlier immediately, San Diego Comic-Con has been cancelled outright for the primary time in its half-a-century-history. That is as a result of COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown orders in California. And although the organizers tried their finest to see if there can be a approach to make it work, they’ve now made the unlucky determination to tug the pug on the occasion. Nevertheless, it is going to nonetheless return subsequent 12 months, with July 22nd-25th weekend already being locked down for 2021.
Whereas the leisure business has endured writers’ strikes, international depressions and even a World Battle, nothing’s come near impacting it just like the Coronavirus has. And with Comic-Con now saying that their San Diego conference will now not be going ahead, hundreds and hundreds of individuals – each within the business and followers – have suffered one more main blow. At this level, we are able to solely hope that this all ends quickly and we are able to resume life as regular by the tip of the 12 months.