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Disney has pushed back ‘Black Widow’ and ‘The Eternals’

Disney has pushed back its two biggest hits during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Black Widow movie is expected to be released in 2021.
The Black Widow movie is expected to be released in 2021.
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Disney has delayed the releases of some of the company’s biggest upcoming films, including “Black Widow” and “The Eternals.”

Why the switch:

Variety reports that Disney considered changing the dates once seeing “Tenet” pulled low numbers at the box office after its debut.

Future release dates:

The other Marvel release dates remain unchanged.

Marvel and Disney announced the following dates will feature Marvel films. It’s unclear what films will drop on these dates, according to Den of Geek.

  • TBD — Feb. 18, 2022
  • TBD — July 29, 2022
  • TBD — Oct. 7, 2022
  • TBD — Feb. 17, 2023
  • TBD — May 5, 2023
  • TBD — July 28, 2023
  • TBD — Nov. 3, 2023

It’s unclear when the following movies — which were announced at multiple events throughout 2019 — will hit theaters.

Television series

A number of Marvel Cinematic Universe characters will be featured in upcoming shows on Disney Plus.