All the movies delayed over coronavirus – from Disney blockbuster to James Bond

The current coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe is causing a great deal of concern and caution.

A number of events, festivals, and public outings have been cancelled as a result of the crisis, including cinema releases.

The first major release to be postponed due to the outbreak was the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, which stars Daniel Craig as 007 for the final time.

However, this was only the first film to be pushed back and there will likely be more delays on the way.

Here are which films have been pushed back as a result of the coronavirus and we will be updating the list as soon as we hear more news.

No Time To Die

The first major film release to be pushed back , the 25th James Bond outing and final appearance of Daniel Craig in the lead role was due to be released on April 2, 2020.

Due to the estimated impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the film's release was pushed back to November 12, 2020.

There's no way the virus will be keeping James Bond down!

Peter Rabbit 2

Family comedy sequel Peter Rabbit 2 has been delayed from its release date on March 27, 2020.

The film, which stars James Corden as the voice of mischievous Peter, has been delayed until August 7, 2020.

Peter Rabbit 2 also stars Domhnall Gleeson and Rose Byrne, with the voices of Margot Robbie and Elizabeth Debicki.

A Quiet Place Part II

The sequel to horror hit A Quiet Place, which sees Emily Blunt reprise her role as a mother seeking to protect her children from a monstrous threat that can only detect them by the sounds they make, was due to be released on March 20, 2020.

The delay is indefinite and new release date has yet to be set.

Fast and Furious 9

Despite franchise star Vin Diesel claiming that the film would not be affected by the coronavirus crisis, it has now been confirmed that Fast 9 – which was due to be released on May 22, 2020 – has now been delayed almost an entire year until April 2021.

The ninth instalment follows the release of spin-off films Hobbs & Shaw last year.

Mulan

The much-anticipated live-action adaptation of the 1998 animated classic Mulan has been pushed back indefinitely after previously being due for release on March 27, 2020.

The Disney film had already been delayed in China due to concerns around the coronavirus.

The film is based on Chinese folklore tale The Ballad of Hua Mulan.

The New Mutants

An acquisition by Disney from its takeover of Fox, X-Men spin-off film The New Mutants has already had a troubled history of release dates being pushed back.

It was originally due for release on April 13, 2018, before being pushed back to February 22, 2019, to avoid Deadpool 2, then to August 2, 2019, to avoid X-Men: Dark Phoenix, then to April 3, 2020, due to the Disney acquiring Fox.

It has now been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Science-fiction horror Antlers – which stars Keri Russell and Jesse Plemons – has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Antlers was due for release on April 17, 2020, and follows a teacher and her sheriff brother as they fear a secret that a local boy is keeping.

The Secret Garden

The latest adaptation of classic children's novel The Secret Garden has been delayed.

Studiocanal told Deadline : Studiocanal told us, "A film that most certainly appeals to a family and older audience, the studio has has taken the decision to move out of a potentially high-risk period as the coronavirus situation continues to escalate."

The release date has been moved from April 3 to August 14, 2020.

What films had you been planning to see before they were delayed? Let us know in the comments below.

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