Due to coronavirus pandemic everyone facing a hard time all over the world, schools, colleges, small and large businesses are closed, In the entertainment industry, all studios shut down its productions and pushed back their movie release dates and also the production of TV series stopped. Warner Bros. is one of them who changed the release of its 8 movies for 2020, 2021, and 2022, due to this coronavirus pandemic theaters are also closed all over the world, to fight against the spread of the COVID-19.
Movie premieres are canceled, Trailers are delayed, and TV series seasons cut short. No time to Die face the first major delay and then other films followed its steps. Some Studios choose to release movies on video on demand or streaming. Warner Bros. blockbuster movie Wonder Woman 1984 was the first movie who face major delay, the sequel was originally released in June but now pushed back to August 14th, 2020.
Warner Bros. pushed back its eight movie release dates. The Sopranos, the original released date was 25th, 2020 now it will release on 12th, 2021. Will Smith’s movie King Richard pushed back till November 19th, 2021. The DC Extended Universe also affected by this COVID-19. The Batman has pushed back till October 1st, 2021, and Shazam 2 has moved from April 1st, 2022 to November 4th, 2022. The Flash pushed its release date up a month, from July 1st to June 3rd, 2022. Initially, Lisa Joy’s sci-fi film Reminiscence doesn’t have a release but it will release on April 16th, 2021.t Elvis and Fred Hampton untitled movies move to March 12th, 2021, and Fred movie originally set for August 21st,2020 but did get release date yet.
Warner Bros. is not alone who pushed back its film release dates. Disney also pushed back its whole summer 2020 movie release due to coronavirus pandemic. The major delays include, Black Widow pushed back to November, Doctor Strange on November 5, 2021, and Thor: Love and Thunder pushed back on February 18th, 2022, Jungle cruise is set to release on July 20th and Mulan will release now on July 4th, 2020.
Sony also pushed back its summer 2020 movie slot. Major delays include Ghostbusters: Afterlife, pushed back on March 5th, 2021, Morbius, moving from July 31st, 2020 to March 19th, 2021, delaying of all these movies give a major impact on the entertainment industry, now fans have to wait more to see their favorite movies on the big screen, more movies delays are sure because coronavirus is continuously spreading and nobody knows when its ends and things get back to normal.