Walt Disney Co. postponed the debut of its film “Mulan” indefinitely, the corporate mentioned on Thursday, dealing a new blow to theater operators who had been relying on the live-action epic to assist appeal to audiences throughout a pandemic.
“Mulan” was scheduled to achieve theaters in March however its launch has been postponed a number of instances as many film theaters stay closed to assist preserve the novel coronavirus from spreading. It had most not too long ago been set to debut on Aug. 21.
Disney (DIS) additionally mentioned it had delayed the discharge of presently scheduled “Avatar” and “Star Wars” movies by one 12 months. “Avatar 2” is now set to debut in December 2022, and the subsequent “Star Wars” film in December 2023.
“It’s become clear that nothing can be set in stone when it comes to how we release films during this global health crisis,” a Disney consultant mentioned. “Today that means pausing our release plans for ‘Mulan’ as we assess how we can most effectively bring this film to audiences around the world.”