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When the latest No Time to Die was just the first in a cascade of movie blockbusters canceled or postponed, causing a reshuffle of the release schedule throughout 2020 and 2021. Christopher Nolan's cautiously reopened in some theaters in late summer, but with most major releases pushed into the new year and films like , 메리트카지노주소 it's been a bleak year for the cinema industry.premiere was called off in March because of the outbreak, it came as a shock. But
Marvel's have been pushed back, while some big films, like Disney's and the Tom Hanks thriller Greyhound, changed course to land on streaming services instead. The ripples will be felt into 2021 and beyond, as the and the next Star Wars movies are affected.and Disney's entire slate including
We've laid out the revised box office calendar to show when (or if) 2020's big movies are arriving in movie theaters., but the return of watching movies inside theaters will be one signal we're coming out on the other side of this strange time.
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Here's how the new release dates stack up:
Tom Hanks stars in and directs this World War II epic about a convoy of ships battling U-boats. announced May 19 that it will premiere Greyhound on the streaming service, making this one of the biggest movies to skip theaters entirely. It's a coup for Apple's streaming service, which has created but still has some catching up to do against Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
Original release date: June 19, 2020
Tenet tested the waters for theaters around the globe.was entirely removed from the schedule in mid-July. It finally opened internationally Aug. 26 before in September. But even if theaters are open, audiences are still wary of gathering, and box office receipts are likely to suffer as a result. Whether or not you want to risk it, read our or our (spoiler-packed) .
Original release date: July 17, 2020
The One and Only Ivan (streaming now)
As the movie theaters pile up with blockbusters, Disney has moved some of its films from the theatrical schedule straight to streaming service Artemis Fowl and The One and Only Ivan online after their theatrical releases were cancelled.. You can watch
Original release date: Aug. 14, 2020
The New Mutants (
Easily one of the most troubled movies ever to limp into production, X-Men spinoff The New Mutants was originally slated to be released in 2018, and had already been moved twice when Disney's acquisition of Fox set it back yet again. That made the fourth postponement for the teen-centric comic book chiller starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Maisie Williams, before a late August release date was booked in. It's finally been released, marking a disappointing end for the X-Men movie series.
Original release date: April 2020
Bill and Ted Face the Music (streaming now)
Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter return in this long-awaited sequel, which was bumped a little up the schedule -- but more importantly, at the filmmakers announced a day-and-date on-demand release so you can watch online even if you can't make it to theaters. Read . Excellent!
Original release date: Aug. 21
Mulan (streaming now)
Mulan was pulled from theaters just before it was due to be released.
Original release date: March 27, 2020
Antebellum (streaming now)
Janelle Monae stars in this chilling horror story about a modern woman transported to the . Originally slated to open in April and then August, Antebellum now skips theaters for a streaming release in September.
Original release date: April 2020
David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (Sept. 28/streaming
David Attenborough's latest nature documentary, made with the World Wide Fund for Nature, was postponed from its original spring release. Interestingly, it wasn't just the cinema release that was canceled: The film was due to stream on Netflix in April, but that was suspended too. "Our decision to postpone the film release [allows] viewers to enjoy the big-screen experience," said the WWF in an email to CNET, "as well as giving Sir David Attenborough's message the incredible reach afforded by the Netflix platform." The documentary was rescheduled for selected theaters in late September followed by a streaming premiere Oct. 4.
Original release date: April 16, 2020