THE Disney bet $ 200 million in his next production and wants to get his feet on the red carpet. Adapting the adventures of was already being a huge success in Asia, but the epidemic of coronavirus may have killed the film’s success in the bud.
The closing of 10,000 cinemas in China it was not good news for Disney, which expected considerable international success. A month before the release of the feature film, the company still does not know if it will have to do without one of the largest markets in the world. In 10 years, China has grown from $ 1.5 billion, in revenue, to US $ 9.25 billion, according to Chinese authorities.
2019 was a very good year for Disney, which recorded the best release of a foreign film in the history of Chinese box office with . It certainly won’t be the same for, whose launch could simply be postponed. For now, Disney is making no progress, but the coming weeks will be decisive.
it is not the only film to withstand the impact of the epidemic. THE coronavirus would also have stopped the race , which should not arrive in Chinese cinemas anytime soon. The little blue hedgehog has picked up speed, but will have to wait a little longer before running to China.
Film productions are also affected by the virus, such as the filming of. It is worth remembering, however, that this is not the case, since part will be filmed in China in September.
is scheduled to open in Brazilian cinemas on March 26.