Black Widow’s Release Now Delayed Due To The Coronavirus Pandemic

Black Widow

by James White |
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Given the current rush to postpone big movie releases and the latest round of cinema closures affecting the global entertainment market, this was inevitable, but it's still sad news to report: Disney has officially decided to delay the release of Black Widow.

This month's Empirecover movie, which sees Scarlett Johansson's Avenger off on a solo mission that explores her past, was originally scheduled for release on 1 May. The company has yet to announce when the movie will actually head to screens, though according to all reports, it has not yet decided to follow Universal and release it to video on demand (or, more likely Disney+) at this point. Given the big budget and need for worldwide box office, it's more likely that the studio will wait and schedule a cinema release in a few months.

In related news, the US release of The Personal History Of David Copperfield and long-gestating thriller The Woman In The Window are also being delayed. For all the current movie postponements, head to this page.

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