Disney’s Mulan is delayed until August, as cases of coronavirus continue to grow, and the safety of movie theaters is being called into question.
Disney announced on Friday that the film will be released on August 21. This is the second time the Mulan has been pushed back from its release. The film was originally due to debut in March.
“Although the pandemic has changed our plans for the release of Mulan, and we will continue to be flexible depending on the conditions, it has not changed our faith in the strength of this film and its message of hope and perseverance,” said Alan Horn. chairman and chief creative director, and Alan Bergman, co-chair of the company, said in a joint statement.
The delay in the Disney movie came just a day after Warner Bros. moved the release of Tenet by Christopher Nolan, also citing concerns about the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. Tenet was due to be released on July 17, but the film was rescheduled to July 31 in mid-June and then to August 12 on Thursday.
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