‘Black Widow’ and ‘West Side Story’ Move to 2021 as Disney Reshuffles Multiple Release Dates
A lot of speculation was floating around regarding the fate of Marvel’s Black Widow. However, today Disney shut down those rumors and gave us all the news we didn’t want to hear; the film is moving to 2021.
The Walt Disney Company announced today that several films will be pushed back to 2021. Black Widow moves to May 7, 2021, Shang-Chi moves to July 9, 2021 and Eternals will move to November 5, 2021. This is will cause a major domino effect for the later Marvel films hitting next year and 2022. However, nothing was reported regarding those films.
With Mulan not doing good overseas, we see now that Disney has decided NOT to put it on Premiere Access and will have it theatrically. This is a really smart move for Disney due to massive loss’s with COVID-19. Nevertheless, it’s still sad to see it leave 2020. This will be the first time in 10 years that we haven’t had a Marvel film.
Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story moves an entire year to December 10, 2021 and Death on the Nile moves to December 18, 2020.
The King’s Man has been pushed back to February 26, 2021, The Empty Man moves to October 23, 2020, and Deep Water moves August 13, 2021.
Pixar’s Soul will stick to it’s November 20, 2020 release date, for now and 20th Century’s Free Guy will also keep its December 11, 2020 spot.