Studios continue to make adjustments to their schedules as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Marvel Studios has delayed the the theatrical release of its upcoming film, Black Widow, according to Variety.

  • Black Widow, the first solo outing for the beloved hero portrayed by Scarlett Johansson, was scheduled to hit theaters on May 1.
  • No new release date for the film has been announced at this time.
  • This news comes days after Disney delayed several other films, including the live-action Mulan, The New Mutants and Antlers.
  • Yesterday, Universal announced that several of its films currently in theaters, as well as the upcoming Trolls: World Tour, will soon be available for on-demand rental. Check out Alex’s thoughts on how this move could impact Disney’s films.

More on Black Widow:

  • “In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller 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.”


  • Scarlett Johansson as Natasha/Black Widow
  • Florence Pugh as Yelena
  • David Harbour as Alexei/The Red Guardian
  • Rachel Weisz is Melina

Creative team:

  • Directed by:
    • Cate Shortland
  • Produced by:
    • Kevin Feige