Sony, Disney and Other Hollywood Studios Postpone New Releases Due to Coronavirus

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Sony, Disney and Other Hollywood Studios Postpone New Releases Due to Coronavirus
Sony has postponed the discharge of a lot of its upcoming motion pictures in view of the coronavirus pandemic and the resultant lockdowns which have nearly utterly shut down a lot of the main world economies, together with the US, China, India and the EU. Some of the most-awaited motion pictures that have been set to be launched over the subsequent few months, equivalent to Uncharted, Ghostbusters: Afterlife and Peter Rabbit 2, have now all been rescheduled to be launched subsequent yr.

Another notable casualty is Greyhound, a World War II drama starring Tom Hanks. It was initially slated for launch in June, however has now been taken off the roster indefinitely. Both Hanks and his spouse, actress Rita Wilson, are recuperating after testing constructive for the novel coronavirus in Australia earlier this month. Interestingly, the discharge date for a film referred to as Fatherhood, starring comic Kevin Hart, has been moved up to October 2020 from January, 2021.

Sony is just not the one main film studio that’s holding again the discharge of its upcoming motion pictures due to the pandemic. According to Variety, Warner Bros. is suspending Wonder Woman 1984 to August as a substitute of June whereas indefinitely pulling a few different upcoming motion pictures referred to as Scoob and In the Heights that have been due out in May and June, respectively.

Disney has additionally postponed not less than a few its upcoming titles, together with Black Widow and Mulan, whereas comparable fates have befallen the subsequent installment in Universal’s Fast & Furious franchise, titled Fast 9; MGM’s subsequent James Bond launch, No Time to Die; and Paramount’s upcoming sequel for the Emily Blunt – John Krasinski movie, A Quiet Place.

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