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After being delayed in China due to the coronavirus, the film Mulan has just had its world premiere postponed indefinitely. The announcement was made by Disney to Variety on Thursday, March 12, following the recent WHO update on the ploriferation of the virus, declared a pandemic (worldwide epidemic).
Two other Disney films, The New Mutants and Obscure Spirits, expected in April, have also been removed from the premiere calendar. The three productions continue without new dates announced. The feature film Viúva Negra (Black Widow), scheduled to debut on May 1 in national cinemas, remains unchanged, but its status may change at any time.
Films from other studios have also undergone changes in their debut dates, such as Velozes & Furiosos 9, Pedro Coelho 2: The Fugitive, A Silent Place – Part II and even the two Brazilian features inspired by the Richthofen case. All were expected for the month of April.
Concerts, festivals and sporting events are also being postponed or canceled around the world as a way of preventing coronavirus, according to the recommendations that avoid agglomerations.
While the new date for the feature is not set, read more about Mulan’s live-action at Cinema10 to learn all about the story.