With real world event COVID still having an impact everywhere, the constant delays to movie releases especially to Black Widow has very much been a subject of many conversation including a possible release via Disney Plus similar to how Mulan live action film had been released recently. But tonight MARVEL and Disney released the following news update to explain how Black Widow and other titles that were planned to be the first phase of post Avenger’s Infinity Stone Saga was due to kick off.
The Walt Disney Company has announced an updated release schedule, which includes titles from Marvel Studios’ live-action film slate for Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios’ Black Widow, Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Marvel Studios’ Eternals have all received new theatrical openings for the United States.
Black Widow will now land in theaters on May 7, 2021. In Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings arrives in theaters on July 9, 2021. Simu Liu stars in the titular role as Shang-Chi, alongside Awkwafina and Tony Leung in a film directed by Destin Daniel Cretton.
Eternals opens in theaters on November 5, 2021. Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as the Eternals are ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants.