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No Time to Die, Wonder Woman, Black Widow and more: Your updated movie release dates for 2020 and 2021

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When the latest James Bond premiere was called off in March because of the coronavirus outbreak, it came as a shock. But No Time to Die was just the first in a cascade of movie blockbusters canceled or postponed, 크레이지슬롯 causing a reshuffle of the release schedule throughout 2020 and 2021. Christopher Nolan’s Tenet cautiously reopened in some theaters in late summer, but with most major releases pushed into the new year and films like Soul skipping theaters to stream on Disney Plus, it’s been a bleak year for the cinema industry. 

Wonder Woman 1984 and Disney’s entire slate including Marvel’s Black Widow have been pushed back, while some big films, like Disney’s Mulan 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 Avatar sequels and the next Star Wars movies are affected. 

We’ve laid out the revised box office calendar to show when (or if) 2020’s big movies are arriving in movie theaters. You can stream a bunch of recent releases early, 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.  Apple TV Plus announced May 19 that it will premiere Greyhound on the streaming service, making this one of the biggest movies to skip theaters entirely. It’s a coup for Apple’s streaming service, which has created plenty of original content but still has some catching up to do against Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.  

Original release date: June 19, 2020

Tenet (out now)

Tenet tested the waters for theaters around the globe.

Warner Bros

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, Tenet was entirely removed from the schedule in mid-July. It finally opened internationally Aug. 26 before heading to select US theaters over the Labor Day weekend 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 spoiler-free review of Tenet or our (spoiler-packed) explanation of Tenet’s ending and most WTF questions.

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 Disney Plus. You can watch Artemis Fowl and The One and Only Ivan online after their theatrical releases were cancelled.  

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 Comic-Con 2020 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 our review of Bill and Ted Face the Music here. Excellent!

Original release date: Aug. 21

Mulan (streaming now)

Mulan was pulled from theaters just before it was due to be released.

Disney

Disney’s live-action Mulan reboot has been something of a canary in a coalmine for spring and summer movies, as it’s been nudged incrementally up the calendar before getting an online release for an unexpected price. It was first postponed in March, less than two weeks before it was supposed to open. Disney then reshuffled its entire slate on April 3, moving Mulan to late July and then August. But as July came to an end and the theater industry still wasn’t up and running, Disney took it off schedule entirely — and then, finally, made the decision to release it on streaming service Disney Plus for an extra cost. Despite missing the big screen, the new version of Mulan for 2020 is still timely and thrilling (even without the songs).

Original release date: March 27, 2020

Antebellum (streaming now)

Janelle Monae stars in this chilling horror story about a modern woman transported to the era of slavery. Originally slated to open in April and then August, Antebellum now skips theaters for a streaming release in September. 

Original release date: April 2020

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (Streaming now)

David Attenborough’s latest nature documentary, made with the World Wide Fund for Nature, was postponed from its original spring release. Interestingly, it wasn’t just the cinema release that was canceled: The film was due to stream on Netflix in April, but that was suspended too. “Our decision to postpone the film release [allows] viewers to enjoy the big-screen experience,” said the WWF in an email to CNET, “as well as giving Sir David Attenborough’s message the incredible reach afforded by the Netflix platform.” The documentary was rescheduled for selected theaters in late September followed by a streaming premiere Oct. 4.

Original release date: April 16, 2020

Free Guy (Dec. 11)

Video game-themed action comedy starring Ryan Reynolds was slated for summer but will now open nearer the end of the year.

Original release date: July 3, 2020

Coming 2 America (Dec. 18)

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Wonder Woman 1984 (Dec. 25)

Warner Bros held out until March 24 before announcing that Wonder Woman 2 would be delayed, but as with most other blockbusters postponed it was clear the DC comics sequel would have to move from its planned June release date. Where many big movies moved much later in the year or were taken off the slate entirely, Wonder Woman 1984 originally committed to hitting theaters on Aug. 14 — which proved optimistic, and in mid-June was shifted to October and then to the holidays instead.   

Original release date: June 2020

Soul (streaming Dec. 25)

Pixar takes you on a jazz odyssey for this musical animation, which stuck to its planned early summer release date for a while. Disney has so many films on the schedule it wasn’t clear when there’d be a new slot for Soul, but it was first moved to November. Then, as of October, Soul skipped theaters entirely for 모바일카지노 a streaming debut on Disney Plus at Christmas.  

Original release date: June 19

Candyman (unspecified date, 2021)

This horror remake directed by Nia DaCosta and written by Jordan Peele was pushed to September, but with no sign of theaters opening it was bumped to October and then into 2021.

Original release date: June 12, 2020

The French Dispatch (unspecified)

Wes Anderson returns with more idiosyncratic art-housery in The French Dispatch, starring Timothée Chalamet, Bill Murray, Saoirse Ronan, Tilda Swinton and Frances McDormand. Disney bumped this Fox Searchlight film to October but then in July took it off the schedule.

Original release date: July 2020

Tomb Raider 2 (unspecified)