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‘Black Widow’ has been pulled over the coronavirus pandemic

The Marvel film won’t be released on schedule

Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) in “Avengers: Endgame.”
Black Widow/Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) in “Avengers: Endgame.” Black Widow’s solo film ‘Black Widow’ has been pulled over the coronavirus pandemic.
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“Black Widow” won’t see theaters anytime soon.

What’s going on:

  • Marvel and Disney announced that “Black Widow” won’t be released on schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Variety.
  • “Black Widow” was set to release on May 1, making it one of the blockbusters of summer 2020.
  • A new release date has not been announced.

More context:

Movie theaters are closed

  • Disney’s announcement came as movie theaters in multiple states — New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington — have shut their doors.
  • AMC announced Monday night that it was closing all of its theaters.
  • Regal Cinemas was the first theater to shut its doors.