Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is affecting people all around the world. Theatres in many countries along with filming and production have been shut down, which led to the delay in releases. Several movies by Sony Pictures Releasing, distributed by Columbia Pictures have also been delayed.
According to reports, Sony Pictures has pushed back the release date of their several major films. This includes Morbius, Ghostbuster: Afterlife, Uncharted and Peter Rabbit 2. All the tentpoles which were scheduled to release in 2020 are now delayed for one year and will hit the theatres in 2021.
Ghostbuster: Afterlife will overall be the fourth film in the Ghostbuster franchise and has an ensemble cast. Morbius is a superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and stars Jared Leto as the lead. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway is an animated action-comedy film and a sequel to 2018 released Peter Rabbit. Uncharted starring Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Antonio Bandera, Sophie Ali and Tati Gabrielle has been stuck in a number of delays due to several issues.
Along with them, Sony has moved up the release date of Kevin Hart’s Fatherhood from 2021 to 2020. Tom Hanks' Greyhound is reportedly taken off the slate indefinitely from its initial release date. It is an outcome of most of the theatres around the globe being close due to COVID-19.
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