Disney CEO Bob Chapek confirms Black Widow will still be released in theaters.
Coronavirus has affected the release date of every film that was supposed to be released after March 2020. From numerous delays and a pivot to streaming, it seemed as if theaters were in trouble. Recently, rumors of possible release date shifts have made things seem even more bleak. But, now Disney has revealed some good news.
Disney won’t pivot its upcoming films to streaming as executives have nixed the idea of releasing their tentpole films via Premium VOD. During a recent investors call, Disney CEO Bob Chapek revealed that the studio will stick to their theatrical strategy.
As of now, the strategy is to continue on with the theatrical release. And we’ll be watching very, very carefully,
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Here is the official synopsis for Black Widow:
In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Directed by Cate Shortland from a script written by Eric Pearson based on a story by Jac Schaeffer and Ned Benson, Black Widowstars Scarlett Johansson, David Harbour, Florence Pugh, O-T Fagbenle, Ray Winstone, Olivier Richters, and Rachel Weisz.
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