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A Guide to 2020 Movie Delays

Coronavirus has thrown a wrench in the movie industry. Summer blockbusters have been pushed back and for months, a new movie hasn’t seen a theater release. Luckily, studios have either pushed movies back or released them straight to VOD.

With all the recent delays, we want to catch you up on updated major movie release dates. Keep up to date with our Guide to 2020 Movie Delays:

Movies Without Release Dates due to Coronavirus:

“The New Mutants”

Original Release Dates: April 13 (2018), February 22 (2019), August 2 (2019), April 3 (2020) 

It seems that New Mutants will never see the light of day. Now suffering a fourth delay, nobody knows what Disney will do with the movie. Disney+?

“Antlers”

Original Release Date: April 17

This Guillermo del Toro produced horror film stars Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons and follows a teacher and her police brother. They believe one of her students is hiding a creature.

“Greyhound”

Original Release Date: June 20

The upcoming war film starring Tom Hanks was delayed. Unfortunately, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were both diagnosed positive during the beginning of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Movies moved straight to VOD due to Coronavirus:

 

“Scoob!” – May 15

Original Release Date: September 21, 2018

“Capone” – May 15

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Tom Hardy in Capone

This is Josh Trank’s first movie since the controversial Fantastic Four film. Capone was actually never intended to have a theatrical release date, instead opting straight for VOD due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

“The Lovebirds” – May 22

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Netflix The Lovebirds

Original Release Date: March 14

“Artemis Fowl” – June 12

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Artemis Fowl is headed for Disney+

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“The King of Staten Island” – June 12

Pete Davidson stars in The King of Staten Island

Original Release Date: April 20

Movies delayed due to Coronavirus:

“The Forever Purge” – July 10  Delayed Indefinitely

Original Release Date: On schedule

The fifth and final movie in the “Purge” series. It was announced late last year that Everardo Gout will direct. Nothing is known about the plot.

“Tenet” – July 17

John David Washington and Robert Pattinson in Tenet

Original Release Date: On schedule

“Mulan” – July 24

Yifei Liu in Mulan 2020

Original Release Date: March 27 

“The Spongebob Movie” – August 7

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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run

Original Release Date: Feb 9 (2019), August 2 (2019), July 31, July 17, May 22

“Wonder Woman 1984” – August 14

Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman 1984

Original Release Date: June 5 

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” – August 21

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Bill & Ted Face the Music

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Antebellum” – August 21

Antebellum
Antebellum Movie

Original Release Date: April 24

“A Quiet Place Part II” – September 4

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Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place Part II

Original Release Date: March 18

“The King’s Man” – September 18

The King's Man
The King’s Man

Original Release Date: July 15 (2019), Feb 14

“Candyman” – September 25

Candyman
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Candyman 2020

Original Release Date: July 15

“Without Remorse” – October 2

Without Remorse
Michael B Jordan in the upcoming Tom Clancy movie Without Remorse

Original Release Date: September 18

“Death on the Nile” – October 9

Death on the Nile
Kenneth Branagh as Hercule Poirot in Death on the Nile

Original Release Date: December 20 (2019)

“The French Dispatch” – October 16th

The French Dispatch
Timothée Chalamet in The French Dispatch

Original Release Date: September 18

“Halloween Kills” – October 16th

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Halloween Kills 2020

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Fatale” – October 16th

Fatale
Fatale 2020

Original Release Date: June 19

“Black Widow” – November 6

Black Widow
Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow

Original Release Date: May 1

“Deep Water” – November 13

Deep Water
Ben Affleck and Ana De Armas star in Deep Water

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Godzilla vs. Kong” – November 20

Godzilla vs. Kong 2020
Godzilla vs. Kong 2020

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Pixar’s Soul” – November 20

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Pixar’s Soul

Original Release Date: June 19

“No Time To Die” – November 25 (Thanksgiving week)

No Time to Die
Daniel Craig in No Time to Die

Original Release Date: April 2020

“Free Guy” – December 11

Free Guy
Ryan Reynolds in Free Guy

Original Release Date: July 3

“Dune” – December 18

Dune
Timothée Chalamet in Dune

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Coming 2 America” – December 18

Coming 2 America
Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall will reprise their roles

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“West Side Story” – December 18

West Side Story
Steven Spielberg’s version stars Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“Top Gun: Maverick” – December 23

Top Gun
Tom Cruise reprises his role in Top Gun: Maverick

Original Release Date: June 24

“The Last Duel” – December 25

The Last Duel
The Last Duel will star Matt Damon, Adam Driver, and Jodie Comer

Original Release Date: On Schedule

“News of the World” – December 25

News of the World
Tom Hanks stars in News of the World

Original Release Date: On Schedule

Movies pushed to 2021 due to Coronavirus:

“Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” – January 15

Peter Rabbit 2
Peter Rabbit 2

Original Release Date: April 3 (2020) 

“Rumble” – January 29

Rumble Movie
Rumble Movie

Original Release Date: July 31 (2020) 

“The Eternals” – February 12

The Eternals
Marvel’s Eternals will star an all star cast including Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, and Kumail Nanjiani

Original Release Date: November 6 (2020) 

“Ghostbusters: Afterlife” – March 5

Ghostbusters Afterlife abandons the reboot as a sequel to the second film.

Original Release Date: July 10 (2020) 

“Morbius” – March 19

Morbius
Jared Leto plays Marvel’s anti-hero Morbius

Original Release Date: July 31 (2020) 

“Fast 9” – April 2

Fast 9
Most of the gang returns in Fast 9, including Vin Diesel

Original Release Date: May 22 (2020) 

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” – May 7

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Original Release Date: February 12

“Spiral: From The Book of Saw” – May 21

Spiral: From the Book of Saw
Spiral: From the Book of Saw stars Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson

Original Release Date: October 23 (2020) 

“In the Heights” – June 18

In The Heights
In The Heights is adapted from the Musical

Original Release Date: June 26 (2020) 

“Minions: The Rise of Gru” – July 2

Minions: The Rise of Gru
Minions: The Rise of Gru tells Gru’s backstory.

Original Release Date: July 3 (2020) 

“Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar” – July 16

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Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar

Original Release Date: July 31 (2020) 

“Jungle Cruise” – July 30

Jungle Cruise Movie
Jungle Cruise stars The Rock and Emily Blunt

Original Release Date: July 31 (2020) 

“The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” – August 20

The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson reprise their roles in The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard

Original Release Date: August 28 (2020) 

Due to all the movie delays, we wanted to give you all a place to get all the dates for delayed and upcoming movies. Be sure to leave a comment and let us know which movies you are looking forward to!

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