The still relentless pandemic in the USA still causes postponements of theatrical releases, this time it is the turn of the new Marvel cinecomic, Black Widow, the last appearance in the character of Scarlett Johansson and the remake of West Side Story by Steven Spielberg.
The pandemic situation in the United States, the land of the great Hollywood studios, is always very complex, while many cinemas in the country are still closed, unlike Europe. Reason why Disney has decided on another postponement of one of his films, Black Widow, cinecomic of Marvel which will mark the last appearance of Scarlett Johansson as the black widow. From the temporal point of view, the film fits between Captain America: Civil War e Avengers: Infinity War. As you recall, the character died during Avengers: Endgame, sacrificing himself to defeat Thanos.
Black Widow is directed by Cate Shortland and written by Eric Pearson, in the cast also ranks Florence Pugh, David Harbour e Rachel Weisz, in addition to Johansson. Expected in cinemas from November 6, the film will be released next year, May 7, 2021. Other minor Marvel films have suffered similar fate, such as The Eternals by Chloé Zhao, now scheduled for November 5, 2021 and no longer February 12, 2021, e Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which will be in the hall on 9 July 2021, no longer on 7 May.
Disney keeps one foot for the end of the year holidays with Death on the Nile, scheduled for December 18 and no longer October 23. For now he is silent on the fate of Pixar’s Soul, which will open the Rome Film Festival on October 15 after a world premiere at the London Film Festival. For now, an (unlikely) release is scheduled for November 20, unless you choose to offer it directly on the Disney Plus streaming platform.
An almost exact year, however, the postponement for the remake West Side Story of Steven Spielberg, now scheduled for December 10, 2021.