The live-action remake of Mulan was initially set to hit theaters within the U.S. on March 27, however shortly earlier than launch, Disney delayed the movie two weeks as a result of coronavirus pandemic. The movie was then set to premiere on July 24, however, because the pandemic continues and lockdown restrictions stay below query, plans have modified but once more.
The movie, which stars Liu Yifei within the title function, has shifted to Aug. 21, 2020.
The change follows a number of different delays, together with the choice to push Pixar’s Soul from a June to a November launch, with Raya and the Dragon, initially deliberate for that November slot, pushed to 2021. The fourth John Wick film, in the meantime, has been pushed all the way in which to 2022, and the whole thing of the upcoming Marvel slate has been delayed, too.
“While the pandemic has modified our launch plans for Mulan and we’ll proceed to be versatile as situations require, it has not modified our perception within the energy of this movie and its message of hope and perseverance,” Alan Horn, co-chairman and CCO, and Alan Bergman, co-chairman of Walt Disney Studios, stated in a joint assertion. “Director Niki Caro and our cast and crew have created a beautiful, epic, and moving film that is everything the cinematic experience should be, and that’s where we believe it belongs — on the world stage and the big screen for audiences around the globe to enjoy together,”
As of this writing, that leaves Christopher Nolan’s Tenet as the only real hold-out for a summer time theatrical launch, as the one delay introduced thus far has been to push the movie from its July 17 launch slot to July 31, then once more to Aug. 12.
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