‘Black Widow‘ Takes Place of ‘Eternals‘ in Updated MCU Theatrical Release Schedule. It’s been a rocky road for film studios and movie theaters since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Marvel fans have eagerly been awaiting news from the studio about the release of Black Widow, which was meant to premiere in theaters on May 1, 2020. The film will now take the intended slot for Marvel’s Eternals, with Eternals moving to an early 2021 release date.
Here is the updated theatrical premiere schedule for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU):
- Black Widow – November 6, 2020
- The Eternals – February 12, 2021
- Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings – May 7, 2021
- Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – November 5, 2021
- Thor: Love And Thunder – February 18, 2022
- Black Panther 2 – May 8, 2022
- Captain Marvel 2 – July 8, 2022
The new schedule does not include Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man 3, which is currently scheduled for release on July 16, 2021, but with production delayed we will likely see the release date switched for the third Spider-Man film as well, more than likely shared in a future statement from Sony Pictures.
The schedule also reveals the official release date for Captain Marvel 2, which has fans buzzing with excitement for July 2022!
We are glad to see that Marvel’s Black Widow will get to premiere in theaters, though some may be upset about the delay it makes total sense to move back the release dates to keep fans both happy AND healthy. We can’t wait to see Black Widow when it hits theaters this November! Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for all things Marvel.
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