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Every movie delayed by coronavirus

The pandemic is still continuing to have a massive impact on the world of cinema. From release dates being moved to as late as 2022, to production being halted across films further down the line, there’s some big changes happening to release dates for some of the biggest movies that were on the 2020 calendar – and even beyond that.

We’ve taken note of all the notable titles that have been delayed because of coronavirus so far. We’ll be updating this article regularly with all the announcements as they come in, so you know what will and won’t be airing in your local cinema.

If you’re staying at home and are looking for some entertainment, then take a look at our lists of the best films on Netflix and the best movies on Amazon Prime.

Movies with new release dates

Film production companies have taken different approaches to the pandemic, from some films moving to just a few months away, to others being delayed to over a year from now. Here’s all the major films with new cinematic release dates:

  • No Time to Die – 12 November 2020 (UK) and 25 November 2020 (US), originally 3 April 2020
  • Soul – 20 November 2020, originally 19 June 2020
  • Free Guy – 11 December 2020, originally 3 July 2020
  • Wonder Woman 1984 – 25 December 2020, originally 2 October 2020
  • Peter Rabbit 2: The Runway – 15 January 2021, originally 7 August 2020
  • Antlers – 19 February 2021, originally 17 April 2020
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife – 5 March 2021, originally 7 October 2020
  • Tom & Jerry – 5 March 2021, originally 23 December 2020
  • Raya and the Last Dragon – 12 March 2021, originally 20 November 2020
  • The Many Saints of Newark – 12 March 2021, originally 25 September 2020
  • Morbius – 19 March 2021, originally 31 July 2020
  • F9 – 2 April 2021, originally 22 May 2020
  • A Quiet Place Part II – 23 April 2021, originally 4 September 2020
  • Fatherhood – 30 April 2021, originally 23 October 2020
  • Black Widow –  7 May 2021, originally 6 November 2020
  • Godzilla Vs Kong – 21 May 2021, originally 20 November 2020
  • In The Heights – 18 June, 2021, originally 26 June 2020
  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage – 25 June 2021, originally 2 October 2020
  • Top Gun: Maverick – 2 July 2021, originally 24 June 2020
  • Shang-Chi and Legend of the Ten Rings – 9 July 2021, orignally 7 May 2021
  • Jungle Cruise – 30 July 2021, originally 24 July 2020
  • The Batman –  1 October 2021, originally 25 June 2021
  • Uncharted – 8 October 2021, originally 5 March 2021
  • Spider-Man 3 – 5 November 2021, originally 16 July 2021
  • The Eternals – 5 November 2021, originally 12 February 2021
  • Thor: Love and Thunder – 11 February 2022, originally 18 February 2022
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – 25 March 2022, originally 5 November 2021
  • The Matrix 4 – 1 April 2022, originally 21 May 2021
  • John Wick 4 – 27 May 2022, originally 21 May 2021
  • Indiana Jones 5 – 29 July 2022, originally 9 July 2021
  • Untitled sequel to Shazam! – 4 November 2022, originally 1 April 2022

Movies with no set release dates

As news is constantly changing, some production companies have delayed movies indefinitely for now. Perhaps when things begin to pick up again, these titles may get an updated release date, but we don’t expect this to be anytime soon.

  • The French Dispatch – originally 16 October 2020
  • Candyman – originally 15 October 2020

Movies with production delays

Though some movies had either far-off release dates or vague estimates, production delays will have a knock-on effect. Here’s a roundup of some of the major delays to movies currently in the filming processes:

  • Jurassic World: Dominion
  • The Little Mermaid
  • The Prom
  • Mission: Impossible 7
  • Blossoms
  • Baz Luhrmann’s untitled Elvis Presley biopic
  • Home Alone
  • The Last Duel
  • Nightmare Alley
  • Peter Pan & Wendy
  • Shrunk


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