Morbius, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, And More Movies Officially Delayed By Sony


As the COVID-19 pandemic forces cinemas to shut worldwide, Sony has introduced that quite a few upcoming titles have been delayed to later dates, with most of their upcoming slate now scheduled for 2021. Deadline is reporting new launch dates for a number of upcoming movies, together with a lot anticipated titles like Morbius and Ghostbusters: Afterlife.

Morbius, the Jared Leto-starring Spider-Man spin-off concerning the titular “living vampire,” will now launch on March 19, 2021. It was initially scheduled for a July 31, 2020 launch. Meanwhile, Ghostbusters: Afterlife has been knocked again to March 5, 2021; it was initially due on July 10.

Other movies delayed embrace Greyhound, starring Tom Hanks, which was scheduled for a June 12 launch however doesn’t have a brand new date set. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway will now launch on January 15, 2021, pushed again from August 7. Even movies beforehand due in 2021 already are getting delayed–Kevin Hart car Fatherhood will now launch October 23, 2021, as an alternative of its unique date of January 15.

The long-in-development Uncharted movie has also been delayed until October 8, 2021, from its unique March 5 date. It was beforehand introduced that manufacturing had been delayed, so this was anticipated.

These are simply the latest in a long line of cancellations and date shifts attributable to COVID-19, because the world strikes to scale back the affect of this pandemic. Some motion pictures are nonetheless being deliberate for 2020 releases, though–Wonder Woman 1984 has been delayed, however only until August.