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Disney delays the release of Marvel’s Black Widow [Update: New release date announced]

Disney has announced that they’ll be the release of Marvel’s Black Widow, the first film in the MCU’s Phase 4.

The film was set to be released on May 1st in North America but now has shifted to November 6th, 2020 (Eternals’ original release date).

This isn’t the first film that Disney has pulled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, the 2020 live-action reboot of Mulan was set to release on March 27th but has now been delayed to July 24th, 2020.

Black Widow would see the return of Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff and would also star David Harbour as Alexei aka The Red Guardian, Florence Pugh as Yelena, O-T Fagbenle as Mason, and Rachel Weisz as Melina.

The company is also delaying the release of The Personal History of David Copperfield (via Searchlight Pictures), Woman in the Window (via 20th Century) in addition to the already delayed The New Mutants and Antlers.

Movie theatres across Canada, the US and Europe and the UK have temporarily closed for the time being to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Update – September 23rd, 2020: Disney has given Black Widow a new release date, which you can read about here.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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