Walt Disney Co will delay the May 1 theatrical release of Marvel movie “Black Widow” to a future date due to the fact that of the coronavirus break out, as theaters close and individuals are recommended not to gather, the business stated in a declaration on Tuesday.
The action movie starring Scarlett Johansson as her popular Avengers character was arranged to begin the summer season hit season, which is Hollywood’s many financially rewarding time at theater box offices.
Disney stated it chose to delay “Black Widow” due to the fact that of the short-term closure of cinema in some areas and the assistance from U.S. health authorities that people avoid big events.
The company also stated it would postpone the launch of films “The Personal Histories of David Copperfield” and “The Woman in the Window.” Both had been scheduled to reach theaters in May.
Previously, Disney had pulled the release of the live-action version of its animated epic adventure “Mulan” and two other movies in the middle of the global coronavirus outbreak.