Warner Bros. Cancels ‘Superman: Red Son’ Premiere Due To Coronavirus

Warner Bros. has canceled to New York premiere of Superman: Red Son amid concerns regarding the coronavirus.

The spread of the coronavirus and efforts to minimize exposure to it has resulted in multiple events being postponed or canceled. Now, Warner Bros. has informed members of the press that it has canceled the New York premiere of Superman: Red Son to minimize the risk of exposure to the coronavirus.

The premiere was originally scheduled to take place on March 16, just ahead of Superman: Red Son‘s Blu-Ray release. However, Warner Bros. has now released an official statement on its decision to cancel the event due as a preventative measure:

“As the impact and spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Warner Bros. is placing added emphasis on the health and welfare of its employees, talent and fans. To help minimize risk of exposure, Warner Bros. has opted to take preventative measures and cancel the New York premiere of “Superman: Red Son” on March 16, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused, and we look forward to seeing you at future events.”

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Here is the official synopsis for Superman: Red Son:

Based on DC’s famed Elseworlds tale from 2003, Superman: Red Son takes place in an alternate reality where the spaceship bearing the last survivor of Krypton crash lands – not in rural Kansas, but in Stalinist Russia. Can this Cold War-era Earth survive the coming of a Soviet Superman?

Superman: Red Son features the voice talents of Jason Isaacs as Superman, Diedrich Bader as Lex Luthor, Amy Acker as Lois Lane, Vanessa Marshall as Wonder Woman, Phil Morris as James Olsen, Paul Williams as Brainiac, Roger Craig Smith as Batman, Sasha Roiz as Green Lantern / Hal Jordan, Phil LaMarr as Green Lantern / John Stewart, William Salyers as Stalin, Jim Meskimen as JFK, Travis Willingham as Superior Man, and Winter Ave Zoli as Svetlana.

Superman: Red Son is now available on Digital HD and will be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on March 17, 2020.

Sebastian Peris

Sebastian Peris

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