Release of Fast & Furious, Mulan Film Postponed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
FAST & FURIOUS – The release of “Fast & Furious” and “Mulan” film has been postponed amid growing concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a pandemic. It means the virus is prevalent over a whole country or the world. There have been 127,000 confirmed cases globally with over 4700 deaths.
Based on a report from GMA News, Hollywood scrambled to adjust to the worldwide pandemic. The release of the Disney movie “Mulan” and Universal Pictures 9th “Fast and Furious 9” film was postponed on Thursday due to the coronavirus threat.
On Monday, Disney held a red-carpet to promote the epic action movie “Mulan.” The movie was supposed to be released on March 27 but they decided to postpone it after the US authorities urged its people to avoid large gatherings for the meantime.
According to the report, a Disney spokesperson said the debut of their movie “Mulan,” “The New Mutants,” and Antlers” are moved to a later date. “We truly believe in the moviegoing experience, and we are looking at new potential 2020 release dates to be announced at a later date,” the spokesperson said.
Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures’ “Fast and Furious F9” was set to be released on May 22. It’s released will be released on April 2, 2021.
“Mulan” and “Fast & Furious F9” were expected to rank as among the biggest box-office this year but it was interrupted due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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