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Every movie and TV show delayed by the coronavirus

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The currently slate of movies and TV shows that are being affected by the coronavirus outbreak grows ever larger. It’s swelled to such a degree that we’ve had to put together a list of every production that has either been delayed or has had to shut down filming early. There are some seriously big-hitters here too, with several new seasons of TV shows also being stopped in their tracks. What that means for the future is up for debate but let’s focus on the here and now: here is every movie and TV show delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A quick timeline of events: No Time to Die was the first movie to be officially delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, with the 25th James Bond movie's release being pushed back from April to November 12, 2020 in the UK and November 25 elsewhere, including the US.

Fast and Furious 9 was then delayed an entire year to April 2, 2021 from its original May slot. A Quiet Place Part 2 and Mulan – both set to release in March – have been pulled from the schedules completely, their fate (and release dates) left unresolved. Similarly, New Mutants and Antlers have also been delayed indefinitely.

Elsewhere, Peter Rabbit 2 has been delayed from Easter until August 7, while Kumail Nanjiani-starring rom-com, The Lovebirds, which was due in cinemas on April 3, will now be released on Netflix at an unknown date. Black Widow, which was the last major release still standing over the next three months, has also been put on hold.

Looking further ahead, Spiral, the Saw quasi-sequel starring Chris Rock, was due out on May 15 and has now been wiped off the calendar. Wonder Woman 1984, the musical In The Heights, and Scoob have all also been delayed. Wonder Woman will now come in August, while the other two Warner Bros. movies do not yet have release dates.

Sony has also delayed a bunch of release dates, including Morbius (to March 19, 2021), Ghostbusters: Afterlife (to March 5, 2021), and the Uncharted movie adaptation (to October 8, 2021). 

Then, of course, there are those movies currently in production that have also been affected. The Batman, Mission: Impossible 7, Jurassic World: Dominion, and several Disney movies, including the live-action Little Mermaid, and Shang-Chi are all on hiatus. The Matrix 4, which was shooting in San Francisco and has likewise halted production. Pre-production on the seemingly cursed Uncharted movie has also been delayed, while James Cameron has shut down production on all four Avatar sequels in New Zealand. 

On the television side of things, multiple productions have outright stopped filming. These include The Witcher season 2, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and WandaVision. Warner Bros. has also halted all of their television projects, which include The Flash and Batwoman, while every Apple TV original is also taking a short break. Meanwhile, The Walking Dead will no longer air its season 10 finale as scheduled as post-production has not been completed. Star Trek Discovery season 3 has also been hit during the final stages of post-production. 

Every movie delayed by the coronavirus

  • Antebellum (new release date TBA)
  • A Quiet Place Part 2 (moved to September 4)
  • Antlers (new release date TBA)
  • Artemis Fowl (moved to Disney Plus; new release date TBA)
  • Avatar 2 (production only)
  • Avatar 3 (production only)
  • Avatar 4 (production-only)
  • Avatar 5 (production only)
  • Black Widow (moved to November 6)
  • Candyman {moved to September 25)
  • Fast and Furious 9 (moved to April 2, 2021)
  • Free Guy (moved to December 2)
  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife (moved to March 5, 2021)
  • Greyhound (new release date TBA)
  • Home Alone (production-only)
  • In The Heights (release date TBA)
  • Jungle Cruise (moved to July 30, 2021)
  • Jurassic World: Dominion (production-only)
  • Minions: The Rise of Gru (new release date TBA)
  • Mission: Impossible 7 (production-only)
  • Morbius (moved to March 19, 2021)
  • Mulan (moved to July 24)
  • New Mutants (new release date TBA)
  • Nightmare Alley (production-only)
  • No Time to Die (moved to November 12 in UK, November 25 worldwide)
  • Peter Pan & Wendy (production-only)
  • Peter Rabbit 2 (moved to August 7)
  • Run (new release date TBA)
  • Scoob! (release date TBA)
  • Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings (production-only)
  • Sony untitled Marvel project (new release date TBA)
  • Spiral (new release date TBA)
  • The Batman (production-only)
  • The French Dispatch (moved to October 16)
  • The Last Duel (production-only)
  • The Little Mermaid (production-only)
  • The Lovebirds (new Netflix release date TBA)
  • The Matrix 4 (production-only)
  • The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run (moved to July 31)
  • Top Gun: Maverick (moved to December 23, 2020)
  • Uncharted (moved to October 8, 2021)
  • Unnamed Elvis biopic (production-only)
  • Wonder Woman 1984 (new release date of August 14th 2020)

Every TV show production delayed by the coronavirus

For a further overview of 2020-in-film, check out our movie release dates calendar

GamesRadar+'s Entertainment Writer. Lover of all things Nintendo, in a tortured love/hate relationship with Crystal Palace, and also possesses an unhealthy knowledge of The Simpsons (which is of no use at parties).