Here is a complete rundown of all the ways the Coronavirus is changing the entertainment landscape around us.
The Coronavirus outbreak is disrupting enjoyment activities in Hollywood and around the world, such as theatrical releases and launches of movie festivals and TV conferences.
We will continue to update this web page with the breaking news concerning production delays, competition cancellations, release date changes, and more enjoyment disruptions as a result of the Coronavirus.
Major streaming companies, such as Apple, Netflix, and Amazon, have all pulled out of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival. The occasion remains on schedule to release this month.
MipTV, the international TV conference held each spring in Cannes, has canceled its 2020 edition because of coronavirus fears.
Universal, MGM, and Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli have driven back the discharge of “No Time to Die” till November 12 in the U.K. Also, Universal had canceled the movie’s China premiere.
The China release of its own family blockbuster “Sonic the Hedgehog” is canceled because of the coronavirus. Other movie releases that have been not on time or canceled in China encompass Universal’s “1917,” Searchlight’s “Jojo Rabbit,” and Universal’s “Dolittle.”
The Filmmaker Jia Zhangke delayed the production of his next movie indefinitely. The challenge became set to start filming in April. “We nevertheless can’t clearly do all the pre-production stuff to have this happen in April,” he said.
Also, Wong Kar-wai has put the production of his next feature, “Blossoms,” on hold because of the coronavirus.
The 2020 Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in Greece has been delayed as well. The festival was supposed to start on March 5 in Greece and run through March 15. However, the organizers are hopeful the event can be rescheduled.
Then, the inaugural Red Sea Festival in Saudi Arabia has been canceled.
Disney canceled the two-day European press launch for Disney+. They will promote the new platform online instead.
Producers of “The Bachelorette” have canceled the upcoming season’s trip to Italy.