Due to the coronavirus outbreak in the world, all the schools and offices are not operating today. And, the movie industry was no exception. Big names like Sooryavanshi, Mulan, No time to die, Fast and Furious 9, and Mulan are on the list of movies postponed in 2020.
Unfortunately, many more movies are getting new release dates for later this year. Some leading production houses across the world have confirmed their latest release dates while others are waiting for containment of the virus. Here is the list of movies that are getting delays due to the pandemic along with their new probable release dates.
Hollywood Movies Postponed in 2020
Mulan, an American action drama film was due for a release on 27 March 2020. The movie is not releasing at the same date and the new date has not yet been announced. The producer of Mulan is Walt Disney Pictures and the director is Niki Caro. Liu Yifei is playing the lead role, whereas Yoson An, Jet Li, Donnie Yen, and Jason Scott Lee are the supporting cast.
No time to die
No time to die is an adventure action spy film and its original release date was 2 April 2020. However, due to coronavirus, this is now coming out in theatres on 12 November 2020. And, it is the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond series. The movie’s director is Cary Joji Fukunaga and the producer is Eon Productions. The movie starring Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, and Ana de Armas is one of the most awaited movies of this year.
Fast and Furious 9
This year’s Eid was the initial release of the ninth installment in the Fast and Furious franchise. But, due to the recent virus outbreak, the release is not happening this year. And, the new date is 2 April 2021. Fast and Furious 9 is an American action-adventure film starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez. Justin Lin is the director of this movie.
The Lovebirds is an American romantic comedy film with an initial release of 3 April 2020. The officials are yet to announce a new release date. With Michael Showalter as director, Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae are playing the lead roles.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway is an American live-action computer animation comedy film that had a release date of 17 April 2020. The new release date of the movie is 7th August 2020. Will Gluck is the director of the movie while Domhnall Gleeson, David Oyelowo, and Rose Byrne are playing the lead roles.
The New Mutants
The New Mutants is an American horror film with an original release schedule of 8 April 2020. The movie release is going to get a new date now with no announcement for that as of now. The stars of the movie are Maisie Williams, Anya-Tailor-Joy, and Alice Braga. Josh Boone is the director of the movie.
Antlers is an American science fiction horror mystery film that was to hit the theatres on 17 April 2020. This movie’s director is Scott Cooper. The Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons are in the lead roles. The original release schedule is getting a change due to coronavirus. However, a confirmation for the new release date is still pending.
Angrezi Medium is an Indian Hindi language comedy-drama film. Actor Irrfan Khan, Radhika Madan and Kareena Kapoor are playing the lead roles in the movie. Though, the movie was released on 13 March 2020. However, it couldn’t earn much business due to theaters closing down. Also, due to coronavirus outbreak, Homi Adajania, the director announced that the movie will not be re-released. And, you can watch it the digital version released on Hotstar.
This Indian Hindi language action film is the fourth installment of the cop franchise by Director Rohit Shetty. The blockbuster was set to release on the 24 March 2020 but got hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Now, it has been postponed and the new release date is not announced yet. The blockbuster features Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh, and Katrina Kaif.
Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar
Indian Hindi language black comedy-drama film was initially scheduled to hit the theatres on 20th March. But, there’s a delay in release till further notice due to coronavirus outbreak. And, Dibakar Banerjee is the director of the movie. Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are in the lead roles. Also, it is their third collaboration since their debut.
SIR is an Indian Hindi language romantic drama film by director Rohena Gera and producer Brice Poisson. The movie has Vivek Gomber and Tillotama Shome in the lead roles. It’s actual release date was 20 March 2020. However, due to the closing of theaters, the movie isn’t coming out any soon with new dates to be available later.
83 is an Indian sports drama film based on the story of India’s 1983 cricket World cup win. The initial release date of the movie was 10 April 2020. But, due to coronavirus spread, the movie is likely to get a new date. Though there is no update on when you will be able to watch it again. Kabir Khan is the director of the movie. Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are playing the lead roles in the movie.
We will keep updating this list of movies postponed in 2020. Do let us know if you have any other name on your mind that must go in here. Also, share this with others to let them know when their favorite movie is coming.