With every major movie studio and films being in a constant state of flux, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has certainly shifted a lot major releases for the film industry. Earlier this afternoon Walt Disney Studios has announced more shuffled release dates with one heading to Disney+.
On the 20th Century Studios side of the company, Everybody’s Talking About Jaime will be coming to theaters on January 21, 2021 instead of October 23 this year. The other 20th Century movie, The Personal History of David Copperfield is now coming to theaters on August 14th taking The One and Only Ivan‘s original date.
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Speaking of The One and Only Ivan, Disney has stated the movie will be coming to Disney+ on August 21st. Based on a children’s novel, The One and Only Ivan is a story about silverback gorilla who lives in captivity at a mall. Written by author K. A. Applegate the book won a Newbery Medal back in 2013. Disney’s film adaption has an all star cast that includes the likes of Bryan Cranston, Angelina Jolie, Danny DeVito, Helen Mirren, and Sam Rockwell to name a few.
Disney has also moved Peter Jackson’s Beatles documentary film, The Beatles: Get Back from September 4th to August 21, 2021. Other than that, every major new release set by Disney hasn’t been changed as of now. For the rest of this year’s movies from the Mouse House, the company hopes to release their live action adaption for this year’s Mulan on July 24th. They’re also hoping to release Marvel Studios’ first Phase 4 project Black Widow on November 6th and Pixar’s newest animated film Soul around the Thanksgiving break. Depending if these new dates, stick I for one am looking forward to the day when we can all go back to the the multiplex once things calm down in the world.