Scarlett Johansson plays Black Widow in "Marvel's Avengers: Age Of Ultron".


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Marvel fans will need to be patient.

Disney announced Wednesday that the release of the highly anticipated film

Black Widow

, worn by Scarlett Johansson, was postponed until May 7, 2021. The feature film was initially expected in theaters in the spring, its release was initially postponed to 6 November.

The superhero movie agenda changed

This date change has turned the Marvel movie release schedule upside down.


, due for release on February 12, 2021, is due out on November 5, 2021, while

Shang Chi

due on May 7, 2021 is due out on July 9, 2021.

Other Disney productions are overdue: 

West Side Story

, a film produced by the Fox branch, which was due for release on December 18, 2020, will not be on screens until December 10, 2021. The new adaptation of

Death on the Nile

by Kenneth Branagh was shifted from October (14th in France) to Christmas this year (18th December in the United States).

With the Covid-19 pandemic and the closure of many cinemas across the Atlantic, the list of postponed releases continues to grow for blockbusters.

Sad news for theater operators, who reopened during the summer after being closed for months, and are in desperate need of blockbusters showing.


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