All the Movies Being Delayed Over Coronavirus Concerns

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As we've seen all across the internet, the growing concerns over Coronavirus have halted the production and release of several upcoming films and TV shows. Hollywood, like much of the world, seems to be taking precautions due to the fatal virus, fortunately. If you want to learn more about Coronavirus, or COVID-19, you can check out information on the CDC's website. To keep track of all the films you'll have to wait to see on the big screen, here is a list of all of the movies that are facing delays.

A Quiet Place: Part 2

Director John Krasinski announced that the release of the second installment of A Quiet Place would be delayed. Part II picks up directly after the events of the first film.


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Even though the live-action Mulan was due to hit theaters on March 27, Disney said on Thursday that it would be moving the release. The studio has not yet announced a new release date.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Sony rescheduled its release of Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway—the family-friendly sequel featuring the voice of James Corden, alongside Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, and David Oyelowo— from early April to Aug. 7.

The New Mutants

The New Mutants—which was originally pushed back in Jan. 2018 for other issues—has been postponed again. The teenage X-Men spinoff from director Josh Boone was set for an April 3 release. A new release date has not yet been set by Disney.


Disney and Searchlight Pictures have delayed the release of director Scott Cooper's film Antlers, which was slated to be released on April 17. The studios have yet to set a new premiere date for the indie horror film, which stars Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marvel Studios officially halted production on Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings amid Coronavirus concerns. Apparently, director Destin Daniel Cretton has suspended production while he awaits the results of a COVID-19 test. The film has a Feb. 12, 2021 release date.

No Time to Die

On March 4, MGM announced that after careful "evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace" it would officially delay the release of the latest James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas, until Nov. 25, 2020.

Fast and the Furious 9

The ninth installment of the globally successful Fast and Furious franchise was scheduled to come out May 22, but Universal Pictures said Thursday the film is being delayed. The release date for the movie will now be April 2, 2021 (in North America).

The Secret Garden

Deadline reports that the release of the film, the latest adaptation of the Frances Hodgson Burnett classic of the same name in which a young orphan happens upon a beautiful but secret garden while in the care of her estranged uncle, is being pushed back from April 3 to Aug. 14 of this year.

The Last Duel

Production on period piece The Last Duel has also come to a halt, Variety reports. The star-studded film—featuring Matt Damon, Adam Driver, and Ben Affleck—was set to be released on Dec. 25, 2020. Given the growing concerns over COVID-19, the decision was made to "delay the shoot indefinitely."

There are many other events in the entertainment sphere being effected by the Coronavirus outbreak, and you can see a longer list here. The list is growing quickly, so make sure you're aware of what dates have been moved. We're wishing everyone health and safety at this time.