Future MCU Movies Delayed Due to COVID-19

Disney Recently Announced the Delays of Multiple MCU Movies

Disney announced on Friday that the release dates for multiple future MCU movies have been pushed back as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The delay of the upcoming Black Widow movie was already announced last month but no new 2020 date was revealed until yesterday: Black Widow will now hit theaters on November 6th.


This new date has pushed back The Eternals (which was originally scheduled to come out then) to February 12th, 2021. The other new dates for future MCU movies are as follows:

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings comes out on May 7th, 2021
  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness comes out on November 5th, 2021
  • Thor: Love and Thunder comes out on February 28th, 2022
  • Captain Marvel 2 comes out on July 8th, 2022

Notably, Black Panther 2 is still slated to come out on its originally announced date, May 8th, 2022.

New dates for other Disney movies such as Mulan (delayed to July 24th) and the fifth Indiana Jones movie (delayed to July 29th, 2022) were also announced on Friday.

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