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As coronavirus continues to spread, an increasing number of movies are delaying or suspending production. As the number of impacted movies grows, TheWrap felt it would be most informative to keep a running list.

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  • “No Time to Die” 

    MGM, Universal and Bond producers, Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, announced that after careful consideration and thorough evaluation of the global theatrical marketplace, the release of “No Time to Die” will be postponed until November 2020.

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  • “A Quiet Place Part II” 

    Director John Krasinski announced on Instagram that the horror sequel’s release will be delayed amid the growing spread of the coronavirus around the globe.

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  • “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” 

    Sony has pushed the worldwide release date of the family film “Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” to August 7 over fears of the coronavirus after it was originally slated to start rolling out abroad at the end of March.

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  • “Fast and Furious 9” 

    The release of the next “Fast & Furious” installment, “F9,” has been delayed from May 22 to now opening on April 2, 2021.

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  • “The Lovebirds” 

    Paramount has postponed the theatrical release of the Issa Rae-Kamail Nanjiani rom-com “The Lovebirds,” that was scheduled to hit theaters April 3. The studio has not set a new release date.

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  • “Blue Story” 

    Paramount has delayed the controversial UK gang film “Blue Story,” which was set for release on March 20. A future release date has not been announced.

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  • “The Artist’s Wife” 

    Strand Releasing and Water’s End Productions delayed the limited release of the Bruce Dern and Lena Olin film “The Artist’s Wife.” The film was meant to open in New York on April 3 in Los Angeles on April 10 and in San Francisco on April 17. No new release date has been set.

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  • “The Truth” 

    Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film “The Truth” from IFC Films will postpone its March 20 domestic release to now open at an unspecified date in summer 2020. The film is in both French and English starring Catherine Deneuve, Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke and has already opened in some overseas markets.

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  • “Mulan” 

    Disney formally postponed the release of its blockbuster, live-action remake “Mulan” “out of an abundance of caution.” The studio is currently looking at new release dates in 2020. The film was meant to open March 27.

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  • “The New Mutants” 

    After numerous delays, 20th Century’s X-Men spinoff “The New Mutants” was also pushed back by Disney “out of an abundance of caution.” The film from director Josh Boone was meant to open April 3. No new release date has been set.

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  • “Antlers” 

    “Antlers,” an indie horror film from director Scott Cooper starring Keri Russell, was also pushed back by Disney and Searchlight Pictures from its April 17 release. No new release date has been set.

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  • “Bros” 

    Universal has delayed production on the Billy Eichner romantic comedy “Bros” amid coronavirus concerns, TheWrap has learned exclusively. The film was set to begin production on April 13.

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  • “The Little Mermaid” 

    The Rob Marshall directed live action musical starring Halle Bailey was supposed to start production in London next week.

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  • “Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings” 

    News broke Wednesday night that production on “Shang-Chi” would be delayed after TheWrap reported that director Destin Daniel Cretton had been tested for coronavirus and was self-isolating. 

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  • “The Last Duel” 

    “The Last Duel” starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck was scheduled to shoot in Ireland after already completing 4 1/2 weeks of shooting.

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  • “Nightmare Alley” 

    Guillermo Del Toro’s “Nightmare Alley” which was supposed to star Bradley Cooper had suspended production and it is currently unknown how many weeks into production they were.

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  • “Shrunk”

    Comedy legend Rick Moranis was set to return to the “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” franchise with a new film at Disney called “Shrunk.” The film was in pre-production and postponed amid coronavirus concerns.

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  • “Shrine”  

    Screen Gems announced a four-week hiatus on writer-director Evan Spiliotopoulos’ horror thriller, which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Katie Aselton.

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  • “Home Alone” Reboot  

    Production on the “Home Alone” reboot starring Archie Yates was suspended also suspended amid coronavirus concerns. 

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  • “Peter Pan & Wendy” 

    “Peter Pan & Wendy” is another live-action update on a Disney classic that was supposed to be directed by David Lowery. The film was pre-production and delayed till further notice.

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  • “The Prom” 

    Ryan Murphy halted work on his big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical.

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  • Untitled Elvis Movie 

    Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic starring Austin Butler ceased production in Australia after co-star Tom Hanks (playing Presley manager Col. Parker) and his wife, Rita Wilson, tested positive for COVID-19

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  • “Mission: Impossible 7” 

    In late February, Paramount’s action sequel halted production in Italy on the Tom Cruise action sequel.

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  • “The Nightingale” 

    Sony postponed the Budapest shoot of the drama starring real-life sisters Dakota and Elle Fanning.

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  • “Birds of Paradise” 

    Amazon Studios halted production in Budapest on director Sarah Adina Smith’s ballet drama.

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  • “Jurassic World: Dominion” 

    Universal put a pause on production on the third “Jurassic World,” with Chris Pratt returning to star in the dinosaur-stomping sequel.

     

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  • “Flint Strong” 

    Universal also halted production on this boxing biopic starring Ice Cube and Ryan Destiny.

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  • “The Man From Toronto” 

    Sony has delayed the start of production on the action comedy starring Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson (who stepped in to replace Jason Statham).

  • “Official Competition”

    Spanish studio Mediapro suspended production on the new comedy starring Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas.

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  • “The Batman” 

    On March 14, Warner Bros. halted the U.K. production on Matt Reeve’s DC Films reboot for at least two weeks. The film stars Robert Pattinson as the Caped Crusader.

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  • “Samaritan” 

    On March 14, MGM paused production on the Sylvester Stallone thriller for at least two weeks. The film had been shooting in Atlanta.

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  • “Cinderella”

    Sony’s modernized take on “Cinderella” from director Kay Cannon and starring Camila Cabello will put its production on hiatus for two weeks due to the travel ban extension to the UK. The film was shooting at Pinewood Studios.

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  • “Fantastic Beasts 3”

    The third installment of J.K. Rowling’s “Fantastic Beasts” series that’s spun off from the Harry Potter universe will postpone its production that was scheduled to begin on Monday in the U.K. The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Katherine Waterston.

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  • “The Card Counter”

    Paul Schrader’s “The Card Counter,” starring Oscar Isaac, Willem Dafoe, Tye Sheridan and Tiffany Haddish, shut down production in Los Angeles for five days beginning Monday after the director said on Facebook that a “day player” tested positive for the virus. “Myself, I would have shot through hellfire rain to complete the film,” Schrader added. “I’m old and asthmatic, what better way to die than on the job?”

     

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  • “The Matrix 4”

    Production on “The Matrix 4” was temporarily put on hold on Monday, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap. The sequel starring Keanu Reeves was in production in Berlin, Germany.

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  • “First Cow”

    After releasing Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” in limited release on March 6, the distributor announced Monday it will re-release the film in theaters later this year.

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  • “Deerskin”

    The theatrical release of the indie film “Deerskin” from director Quentin Dupieux starring Jean Dujardin has been postponed until further notice. Greenwich Entertainment meant to release the film on March 20 after it played at Cannes, TIFF and Fantastic Fest.

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  • “Uncharted”

    Sony has postponed pre-production for six weeks on “Uncharted,” the film adaptation of the popular PlayStation video game franchise starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, and Antonio Banderas amid coronavirus concerns.

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  • “The Climb”

    Sony Pictures Classics’ indie comedy “The Climb,” which played at Sundance this year, was meant to hit theaters March 20 but is now delayed until further notice, it was announced Monday.

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  • “Avatar”

    The sequels to James Cameron’s four “Avatar” sequels delayed shooting in New Zealand indefinitely, according to the film’s producer Jon Landau speaking to the New Zealand Herald. The executive team was to fly to Wellington, NZ on Friday but will remain in Los Angeles due to the coronavirus. Landau said he couldn’t give an answer as to when production would resume and when the local Kiwi crew could get back to work. “If I told you we are going to know something in two weeks I’d be lying. I might not be wrong – even a broken clock is right twice a day. But I would be lying because I don’t know,” Landau said. “We’re in the midst of a global crisis and this is not about the film industry. I think everybody needs to do now whatever we can do, as we say here, to flatten the curve.”

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  • “Black Widow”

    Marvel’s “Black Widow” starring Scarlett Johansson was moved from its May 1 release date by Disney in accordance with the CDC’s recommendation to limit public gatherings. No new release date has been set.

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  • “The Personal History of David Copperfield”

    Searchlight Studios was meant to release “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s comedic take on the Charles Dickens novel on May 8. No new release date has been set.

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  • “The Woman in the Window”

    The Amy Adams mystery thriller from director Joe Wright, “The Woman in the Window” was meant to open in theaters on May 15 from 20th Century Studios. No new release date has been set.

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  • “Bull”

    The theatrical release of the Annie Silverstein indie drama “Bull” was postponed from its March 20 release and will now open on VOD and digital on May 1. The film has toured the festival circuit since making its debut at Cannes in 2019.

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  • “Minions: The Rise of Gru”

    The latest “Minions” movie “The Rise of Gru” was postponed from its release date on July 3. Illumination Entertainment’s Paris office was forced to shut down due to the coronavirus, so the film was not able to be finished in time. The film is currently unset.

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  • “Tape”

    Deborah Kampmeier’s sexual exploitation revenge drama “Tape” will be released in a theatrical model via an online platform beginning Thursday, March 26th, Full Moon Films announced on Thursday.

  • “No Time to Die,”“A Quiet Place Part II” and “F9” are among the growing number of movies halted as COVID-19 spreads

    As coronavirus continues to spread, an increasing number of movies are delaying or suspending production. As the number of impacted movies grows, TheWrap felt it would be most informative to keep a running list.

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