It’s one in every of a number of Marvel Studios movies to see their launch dates change like falling dominos. Captain America: Courageous New World, which had initially been because of launch July twenty sixth, 2024, will now as a substitute launch on February 14th, 2025, and Blade has been pushed again from that date to November seventh, 2025. Lastly, Thunderbolts has been delayed from December twentieth, 2024 to July twenty fifth, 2025.
The delays imply that Deadpool 3 is at the moment the one movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe set to launch subsequent yr, an enormous change after years of three or extra movies from the franchise being launched yearly. It is going to be fascinating to see what affect the relative drought has on audiences’ waning interest within the superhero style.
The strike by the Display Actors Guild-American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), together with the Writers Guild of America strike that ended just weeks earlier has thrown manufacturing schedules into disarray throughout Hollywood. Marvel Studios’ upcoming movies had been in various phases of manufacturing previous to the strikes. Captain America: Courageous New World had reportedly accomplished precept images, main some to take a position that it might shift forwards to take Deadpool 3’s slot, whereas Variety notes that manufacturing on Blade and Thunderbolts had but to start.
Past Marvel Studios, Disney additionally introduced a brand new launch date for its CGI Lion King prequel, Mufasa: The Lion King, which is able to now launch on December twentieth, 2024 relatively than July fifth. Earlier this week Sony Pictures announced it was delaying the release of its third film primarily based on the Marvel character Venom from July twelfth, 2024 to November eighth of that yr.