The “Disney” group announced, Tuesday, that it has again postponed the release of the upcoming “Black Widow” movie, and a number of other superhero world “Marvel” films and animation, frustrating hopes that American cinemas will quickly restore their vitality after a year of closure due to the Corona pandemic, according to What was reported by “Agence France Presse”.
Starring Scarlett Johansson, “Black Widow” is considered the most prominent movie that was expected to be released in the spring, and he was counting on allowing the audience to lure back into the Los Angeles and New York theaters, which recently reopened their doors with reduced capacity.
The group set a new date for the film’s release on July 9, that is, two months after the date that was previously announced by Disney, and it will be available at the same time to subscribers of the Disney Plus platform for an additional fee.
“Disney”, which is paying increasing attention to streaming services, said that this decision reflects “the evolution of audience preferences” in a market that “has begun to witness a recovery” from the effects of the pandemic.
The announcement of the postponement was a blow to cinemas, which have been badly affected by the epidemic and are relying on Disney films to generate revenue again.
The animated film “Luca” will be shown directly on “Disney Plus” without going through the big screens, while the “Corolla” animated film, adapted from “101 Dalmatians”, will be shown in theaters and on the streaming platform simultaneously, starting from May 28, according to the company. The world’s first entertainment.