Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) fans who can’t wait to watch the opening of Phase 4 have to swallow their disappointment. Disney and Marvel Studios decided to postpone the release schedule for the opening film Phase 4, Black Widow, from April 29 to an undetermined time. This withdrawal is the result of the coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19.
This Disney decision made Black Widows the last major film to postponed due to the Coronavirus. Previously, the most anticipated series of films this year. Such as Mulan’s live-action remake, A Quiet Place Part II, New Mutants, James Bond: No Time to Die, and Fast and Furious 9, also delayed screening because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Black Widow was part of a group of 2 films released by Disney. Quoted from Screen Rant, in addition to Black Widows, Disney also delayed the schedule for airing. The Personal History of David Copperfield and The Woman in the Window. All three films scheduled for release in May in the United States. Disney expected to announce a new release schedule for the three films.
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Previously, Disney had also postponed the screening schedule of 3 films that were originally going to the cinema in the period from March to April 2020. The three films were Mulan, New Mutants and Antlers. Disney also has not provided a new release schedule for the three films.
Furthermore, the postponement of the Black Widows movie release schedule made fans worried. They are afraid that if it will affect the continuity of the story in the MCU’s timeline. However, a source in Marvel told Variety that the film made by Cate Shortland would not affect other films that would be released by Marvel Studios.
Withdrawing the release of Black Widows does not affect the MCU’s timeline. “It’s unclear whether the implication is that the Widow will air before August. Or if the film is not important for Phase 4 or if the source has a tesseract,” wrote Variety, quoted by Comic Book.
Tesseract is one of the “sacred objects” of Phase 1-3 of the MCU which contains one of the Stones of Immortality, the Space Stone. This stone allows users to move places as they wish. This stone the last seen in Avengers: Endgame. The first from 2012 was taken by Loki and the second from the 1970s was taken by Captain America and Iron Man.
Black Widow ber- setting on the period between the post-Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity Saga. In between this period, Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) became a fugitive after moving in the Civil War camp. Because of this period line involvement, there are estimates that Marvel Studios will mitigate the continuity of this story.
Then when will Black Widow broadcast in theaters?.