Marvel Studios has introduced one other delay for the subsequent installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as reported by Variety. Black Widow, starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, David Harbour, and Rachel Weisz, is now set to be launched to theaters on May 7, 2021, making 2020 the primary 12 months and not using a new MCU installment since 2009.
The film, set after the occasions of Captain America: Civil War and earlier than the occasions of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, was initially timed for Marvel’s conventional summer season opener within the first weekend of May, 2020. In April, as giant swathes of the United States and Europe remained below coronavirus lockdowns, Marvel introduced a serious reshuffling of its launch schedule, with every of its Marvel Cinematic Universe motion pictures hopping launch dates, like a recreation of musical chairs.
Black Widow moved to Nov. 6, a spot initially occupied by Eternals, whereas Eternals moved to Feb. 12, 2021, initially occupied by Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and, properly, you get the concept. With Black Widow shifting once more, right here’s an up to date timeline of the subsequent Marvel film releases:
Nov. 5, 2021: Eternals
July 9, 2021: Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Feb. 18, 2022: Thor: Love and Thunder
March 25, 2022: Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness
May 6, 2022: Black Panther 2
Other Marvel movies which have been introduced however don’t at the moment have a launch date embrace Captain Marvel 2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, and Blade. Disney and Marvel have additionally remained mum about up to date launch schedules for the MCU’s tie-in Disney Plus exhibits, together with Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and Hawkeye, except to say that WandaVision, which acquired a brand new trailer this week, will nonetheless debut in 2020.