Walt Disney Pictures has changed up its film release schedule, pushing back Matthew Vaughn’s “Kingsman” prequel “The King’s Man” by seven months, and setting dates for a whole new bunch of projects including multiple Marvel films.
First up, “The King’s Man” was to open February 14th next year but will now hit in the early Fall – specifically September 18th 2020. The studio has also set a Christmas Day 2020 limited release date for Ridley Scott’s period revenge drama “The Last Duel” starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer. That film will go wide on January 8th 2021.
Next, the Mouse House has already earmarked dates for five more currently unrevealed Marvel movies, effectively laying out the dates for the ‘fifth phase’ of the MCU which will kick off from 2022 with February 18th, May 6th and July 29th. Joining that phase today are films set for October 7th 2022, February 17th 2023, May 5th 2023, July 28th 2023 and November 3rd 2023.
While Marvel is quiet next year with just two films (“Black Widow,” “The Eternals”), from 2021-2023 they’ll be pumping out four films a year. Contenders for those Phase Five slots include “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” “Black Panther II,” “Ant-Man 3,” another “Deadpool” and potentially a “Blade”.
Other date changes today include the animated film “Ron’s Gone Wrong” now opening February 26th 2021, “Nimona” delayed nearly a year to January 14th 2022, and the Ben Affleck-led thriller “Deep Water” set for November 13th 2020.
Source: Heat Vision