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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 , 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.
Here’s how the new release dates stack up:
Greyhound (streaming now)
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, 바카라사이트쿠폰 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 (out now)
When the rest of the summer blockbusters delayed, Warner Bros. held its nerve and stuck to the planned date much longer than the rest. Christopher Nolan’s time-twisting thriller therefore felt like the big hope for movie theaters desperate to reopen, but after shuffling back a couple of weeks and then moving again to August,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 (out now)
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