In early March, the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” became the first film whose release date was pushed back due to the spreading coronavirus outbreak.
As concerns over gatherings of large groups of people – including at movie theaters – have grown, more studios have postponed upcoming blockbusters.
Here’s a list of the films that so far have been delayed over COVID-19 fears.
“A Quiet Place Part II”
The sequel to “The Office” star John Krasinski’s 2018 monster horror hit “A Quiet Place” was set to bow March 20. No new release date has been announced.
The gangland indie drama was scheduled for a March 20 release. No new date has been announced.
Disney’s much-anticipated live-action remake of the beloved 1998 cartoon was set to hit theaters March 27. No new release date has been announced.
“Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway”
The sequel to the 2018 kids’ film with James Cordon voicing the precocious hare was scheduled for an April 3 release. The film has been postponed to Aug. 7.
The action-centric romantic comedy starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae was set to bow April 3. The film will debut on Netflix, but no date has been announced.
“The New Mutants”
The embattled X-Men spinoff, which has been delayed numerous times since its initial trailer debuted in October 2017, was most recently attached to an April 3 release date. No new date has been announced.
“No Time to Die”
The 25th James Bond film, slated to be Daniel Craig’s swan song in the legendary spy’s shoes, was set to hit theaters April 10. The film has been pushed back to Nov. 25.
The creature horror flick starring Keri Russell was set to open April 17. No new release date has been set.
The long-awaited Marvel Cinematic Universe’s super spy’s first standalone movie – and traditional kickoff of the summer movie season – was set to bow May 1. No new release date has been set.
“The Personal History of David Copperfield”
The Searchlight Pictures’ film starring Dev Patel was scheduled to be released May 8. No new date has been set.
“Woman in the Window”
The mystery thriller starring Amy Adams was set to hit theaters May 15. No new release date has been set.
The ninth film in the wildly popular “Fast & Furious” franchise was set to zoom into theaters May 22. But #JusticeforHan will have to wait. The film’s release has been pushed back nearly a whole year to April 2, 2021.
“Wonder Woman 1984”
DC Comics’ anticipated sequel to 2017’s hit “Wonder Woman” was scheduled to bow June 5. The film’s release has been delayed to Aug. 14, later in the summer.
Rebecca Kivak and Joe Baress write about movies for Take 2 blog. Together, they review current flicks and offer their insights into the latest movie news. Rebecca is a copy editor and page designer at The Times-Tribune. She started her career with Times-Shamrock Newspapers in 2005 and has won several professional journalism awards for page design and headline writing. She also covers NASCAR races from Pocono Raceway. Contact: email@example.com; 570-348-9100 x5126; @TTRebeccaKivak